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Breastfeeding at 9 months - no fullness or leaking?

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Loulou000 Mon 06-Jul-09 20:33:10

Hi there. I'm still feeding my 9 month old and he seems well and happy, but I'm getting paranoid that I don't have enough milk any more as my breasts never feel full and never leak any more. Is this normal? Do they just adjust once it's been going this long? Thanks for any help to set my mind at rest!

littlelamb Mon 06-Jul-09 20:35:43

Completely normal. I'm still feeding my 12 mo ds and have no leaking, nor do my boobs ever feel 'full' like they used to in the early days. I was reassured tonight when he stopped feeding to have a nosey at the tv and was caught in the eye by a spurt of milk wink Your supply has just settled down

Loopymumsy Mon 06-Jul-09 20:36:01

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Loulou000 Mon 06-Jul-09 21:17:55

That's good to know, thanks for your advice. Oh yes, I don't know which boob I'm due to feed from either - it's all become a bit random now!

sambo303 Tue 07-Jul-09 07:59:01

yes same here. It's great, no faffing with breastpads etc. and I'm back to my normal bra size

lowlandlady Tue 07-Jul-09 12:41:44

me too
dd 10 months i'm exactlt the same
bf counsellor says it's common!

lowlandlady Tue 07-Jul-09 12:42:21

sorry dd on my lapP

notcitrus Tue 07-Jul-09 18:29:20

Great isn't it!
I gave up with the left breast as I was so fed up of leaks, and 2 months later still feeding well and much more happily (and both breasts still the same size, round an E cup... not grumbling really but sometimes you can have a bit much of a good thing!)

Even managed 20 hours without a feed with only the tiniest touch of discomfort!
If only A's other meals were so neat and tidy...

LCRNK Tue 07-Jul-09 20:53:36

I feed my 9 month and she is content. Im the same as everyone else to

monkeysmama Thu 09-Jul-09 22:23:49

I've been feeding dd for 14 months and was away for her from a whole day last week and my boobs were only just fuller than usual when I got home. On the same note, she stopped feeding for 6 days (nursing strike) and I had no supply issues at all when she started eating again.

BottySpottom Fri 10-Jul-09 17:07:39

Yes, normal. Sometimes it is quite a relief after concrete boobs and milk squirting everywhere!

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