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OMG!!! what's wrong with my bmilk???

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warthog Fri 29-Aug-08 15:52:42

it's bright yellow / orange!!! is this ok?

sweetkitty Fri 29-Aug-08 15:54:57

yes

mine has always started off orangey yellow it soon calms down after a few days

how old is your baby?

warthog Fri 29-Aug-08 15:56:30

ah that's a relief. thanks.

she's 5 days old. didn't notice it with dd1.

idontbelieveit Fri 29-Aug-08 15:57:02

How old is your baby?
If you've just started feeding you'll be producing colostrum which is usually yellowish.
If you've been feeding for a while I don't know what it could be....

MrsTittleMouse Fri 29-Aug-08 15:58:22

My colostrum always reminded me of old gone-off Vaseline. grin DD1 seemed to like it though.

charchargabor Fri 29-Aug-08 15:59:47

Yes, it's fine. BM can be all different colours, even green! It can be to do with what you've eaten. Have a look at this article

charchargabor Fri 29-Aug-08 16:00:15

Oh yeah, could be the colostrum too smile

sweetkitty Fri 29-Aug-08 16:03:14

Just keeping feeding loads it will quickly turn milky coloured

Congrats on having a new baby too grin

Jbck Fri 29-Aug-08 16:21:19

Mine was muddy grey green to start with and a very helpful m/w hmm said she'd never seen colostrum that colour and would just check it was okay to give baby.

Was expressing as baby wouldn't latch otherwise she'd never have known & I wouldn't have felt like I was poisoning my own baby!

One of the BF counsellors said she'd seen everything from bright green to bright orange.

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