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when does milk production stop?

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eggybrokenoff Thu 09-Dec-10 17:39:07

Just wondering how long after finishing feeding that
milk production stops. I stopped feeding in march but
still make milk.
Happened to mention to gp who is sending me for
Prolactin tests and said it might be making me

tiktok Thu 09-Dec-10 17:49:08

Could be normal, eggy - milk can be present in a water-free form and present on stimulation for a long time, but if you are actually leaking and feeling you are continuing to make it, a test is prob a good idea after this length of time. Yes, it can impact on fertility.

eggybrokenoff Thu 09-Dec-10 17:52:08

No it never leaks, but I can make it come
out iyswim.

tiktok Thu 09-Dec-10 18:00:24

Is it sort of like non-diluted breastmilk?

eggybrokenoff Thu 09-Dec-10 18:10:45

Um it's sometimes more like colostrum.
Or quite creamy milk but only a couple
of drops

tiktok Thu 09-Dec-10 19:14:16

Honestly, sounds normal to me

But no harm in getting a test done.

eggybrokenoff Thu 09-Dec-10 19:23:45

Thanks that's reassuring, but of course
will get test done to make sure

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