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Boobs never did go hard or tight

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Holden10 Sun 14-Jun-15 20:51:32

Weird one, I am ebf and ds thriving, gaining weight etc, but I don't feel milk let down, boobs never engorged and I never got the hard boobs when my milk came in, it just happened one day. Is this normal?! Just curious. Tia grin

Luckystar1 Sun 14-Jun-15 20:59:02

I'm not sure if it's common, but I had the same experience as you. In fact I have only had 'hard' boobs about 3 times in the 8 months I've been feeding DS. My DS is 75th centile and has (touch wood!) never strayed from his line, so I know there's definitely milk there!

ThomasDisaster Sun 14-Jun-15 21:05:02

That's how it was for me when I fed DS so I was not impressed when I woke up a few days after having DD to find my boobs were solid and sore. When I fed her my boob looked bigger than her head grin

DS was a hungry baby and started on 91st centile before shooting off the chart for a few months so I also knew he must have been getting plenty of milk.

I'm not sure what made this time different?

Luckystar1 Sun 14-Jun-15 21:13:25

Perhaps our hungry babies didn't give our boobs a chance to get engorged!

Holden10 Mon 15-Jun-15 05:19:51

That sounds about the measure of it lucky grin

coniferssilhouette Mon 15-Jun-15 08:59:14

I got both of those (and still do at 17 months sometimes) but I had an enormous oversupply and a baby who couldn't really latch very well.

Some women don't get any of those things, my let down was absolute agony so I'm jealous!

Discopanda Tue 16-Jun-15 23:44:03

You're very lucky! Some women simply don't get hard lumpy boobs because different boobs can store different amounts of milk, n.b. this is regardless of the breast size.

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