It makes no sense!

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  1. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    I alternate boobs with feeds and he usually drains one per feed and falls asleep so I don't offer the other one as I just put him down. However, regardless of which boob was offered last, they BOTH tingle/burn simultaneously when he hasn't had a feed in a while. Surely it would make more sense for the boob you didn't use last to start tingling and leaking before the other one?
     
  2. asacia

    asacia Guest

    Empty boobs fill up faster, once they are quite full it slows down. So the empty one is filling up faster and eventually catches up!
     
  3. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    Aaaah of course. You know everything, you're my bf guru :D
     
  4. Samantha675

    Samantha675 Maybe baby #3?!?

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    Mine did the same. I think is is just a natural reaction for them to both feel the same at the same time. if that makes any sense.
     
  5. becstar

    becstar Sleep is for the weak

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    Glad this is normal. it does sting, eh?
     
  6. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    Indeed! The worst is when you're out and you know they're about to flood.
     
  7. Mervs Mum

    Mervs Mum Doula & Mum of 3!

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    Mine used to be like little pins.....ouchies! :D
     

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