Leaking nipples during pregnancy


Leaking nipples during pregnancy

Some moms notice that their nipples leak during pregnancy. And that is completely normal 

That is because the breasts often start to produce milk weeks or months before you give birth to Your Child.

What sort of milk is that?
The substance that usually leaks from the nipples is called colostrum. It is the first milk your breasts make in preparation for feeding Your Child. Leaking is normal, and there is nothing to worry about.

How to stop the leak?
If it bothers you, you can try putting tissue paper or an absorbent pad (sometimes called maternity breast pads, or nursing pads) in your bra. These are available in some pharmacies and mother-and-baby shops.

When should you get help?
After your Your Child is born and you are breastfeeding, your breasts will probably leak milk. Some women continue to produce milk up to two years after they have stopped breastfeeding. If the fluid is bloodstained, though, you should talk to your doctor. 


Dr. Wanwadee Sapmee Panyakat (OB-GYN) (2 February 2019)


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