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    Default 6 months after weaned and still leaking??

    I thought I had tried up completely, but every once and a while I still leak. We weaned in June/July and were completely done nursing by my sons first birthday (end of July).

    Why do I still leak?? I can manually express some as well. I thought this was really weird... or is it normal? It doesn't seem like it is milk since it is thicker and didn't spray when I manually expressed (I was curious). It is more colostrum-like.

    It isn't soaking through my bra/shirt, but I feel it, and it leaves wet marks in my bra (I wear padded bras so it would take a fountain to actually soak through one of my bras lol)
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    I can still get some out and I stopped nursing a year ago.
    If you had high production it could take awhile.

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    I think it's normal.. I pumped and when I stopped pumping I still leaked even like 5 months later.. as you said I was able to express small dribbles too.


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    yes. It's normal.

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    Noah is almost 3 and I stopped BFing when he was 7 months old. I can still express some .

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    I once heard. MANY years ago..that your body will continue to leak for 9 months. JIC you conceive..

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    Glad to hear I am normal! :P It was freaking DH out lol
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    Default It took me over a year...

    After my second son, I was still able to express milk a year after he weaned (I nursed him for 9 mos.). After my third son, I dried up within 6 mos., but I had had issues with my thyroid which REALLY messed up my production. Also, I had nursed him for nearly 2 years, so I wonder if I had gradually started making less milk as he started to eat other foods?

    I am currently pregnant again and I was able to express milk from my breasts (they felt full, so I thought I'd try) before I even did a hpt! The human body is an amazing thing!

    Either way, I think that you are completely normal!

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