It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Pregnancy Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-05-2008, 01:28 PM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Ohio, US
Posts: 134
crossingXline HB User
22 weeks and leaking more than usual

Women I've talked to especially women in my family have told me all sorts of things about lactating. Some never had any leaking until after the baby was born or late in their third trimester. Others mentioned some but very little and on and off. I've been lactating since about 14 weeks but for the past two weeks its been a large amount and happening regularly. I know this is normal for some women. I'm just curious as to how many other women experience this early on and is it possible to leak out all of your colostrum? I've also had extremely sharp pains particularly in my left breast which leaks more often.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 08-05-2008, 04:44 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: usa
Posts: 643
sg1112 HB User
Re: 22 weeks and leaking more than usual

i started leaking at 20 some weeks i dont remember an exact time but i have heard of women leaking early. no you cant leak out all your colostrum your body will keep producing it til the baby is born and it turns to milk. you may notice as you get farther a long that you will stop leaking for a little. i have some leaky days then it will stop for a few days but then it comes back. the pain in your breast is the ducts preparing to produce milk. if its more in your left then that will probably be the breast that gives more milk

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 08-05-2008, 05:13 PM   #3
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: USA
Posts: 327
teach79 HB User
Re: 22 weeks and leaking more than usual

Crossing-I am 19 weeks and I have been leaking for about 2 weeks. It isn't a lot, and it comes and goes. I asked my OB about it on Friday and he said that it is normal and not to worry about it. He said I will not leak out all of the colostrum before the babies get here. I really don't think you have to worry about anything. It actually might help us breastfeed later on!!!

Teach

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Leaking breasts at 29 weeks Koukla12905 Pregnancy 2 06-04-2009 09:46 AM
Swelling in my legs and leaking texan1771 General Health 10 07-24-2008 03:13 AM
On lexapro for 3 weeks now Strawberry.hill Bipolar Disorder 7 06-22-2006 04:09 PM
Sex and leaking urine Peg29 Cancer: Prostate 9 12-01-2005 07:26 PM
Leaking at 24 weeks? Mommie-2-B Pregnancy 4 09-09-2005 09:43 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:37 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!