How long for breast milk to dry up

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  1. the_hug

    the_hug 3 boys and a girl

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    Hello all
    I've not breast fed Jack and was wondering how long it takes for your milk to dry up and stop leaking? They are no longer hard and lumpy and pretty much back to normal, but i'm still leaking milk 2 weeks after having him. Just want to know how long i have to wear breast pads for.
    Thanks
     
  2. moomin_troll

    moomin_troll mummy to zane and corey

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    i think it takes a week or 2 im also waiting for milk to dry up as ive given up breastfeeding
     
  3. princess31

    princess31 Well-Known Member

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    Good question I am weaning my LO onto bottles now and can't wait for them to be back to "normal".
     
  4. moomin_troll

    moomin_troll mummy to zane and corey

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    i love the size they have gone haha just hate the hardness
     
  5. leedsforever

    leedsforever Kerry!

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    I think my milk has gone and its been 9 days since I last bf!
     
  6. nikky0907

    nikky0907 Well-Known Member

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    My milk has gone.
    I haven't breastfed at all (Lola-Rose is exactly the same age as Jack,Sept 19th :lol:) and it went away after about 10-11 days completely.

    But honestly I have barely leaked during my pregnancy and after,almost nothing...:shrug:
     
  7. Donna79x

    Donna79x Mummy to Rihanna Paige x

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    I havent breast fed either hun, just over 2 weeks n mines gone. Only had rock hard melons for 3-4 days and then they went soft n no pain just leaky! x the joys ay
     
  8. the_hug

    the_hug 3 boys and a girl

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    Just an update....left breast has stopped leaking, but my right breast still is....not a happy bunny lol
     
  9. keelykat

    keelykat Guest

    i b-fed for five days and found it took about two weeks to stop leaking-only last days or so have not leaked. the one leaked more then other aswell! asid b-fed for those 5 days i had MAJOR leaking, i hated it.
     
  10. 1st_baby

    1st_baby Guest

    Im going on 4 weeks of not BF and still have milk :(
     

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