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#12421 - 02/12/09 07:35 PM Suddenly lactating?
chaimom Offline

Registered: 02/12/09
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I'm looking for any advice I can get regarding my suddenly starting to produce milk. I weaned my third child almost 7 years ago, and haven't noticed any sort of milk since then.
But then last night hubby noticed I had milk. (Ahem)

Granted, it's not a lot of milk; but I am able to express several drops.

I've read that this is actually a problem--not a good thing.

My sister has also started producing milk and it's been almost 4 years since she weaned her youngest child.

I'm not pregnant nor am I able to become pregnant (had tubal ligation). I do have endometriosis and fibroids, which may be a factor if this is a hormonal issue. ???

I'm half-tempted to just "go with it", but want to know if that's the smart thing to do.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

#12422 - 02/12/09 07:48 PM Re: Suddenly lactating? [Re: chaimom]
Lalle Offline
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I am not sure but it I think I heard something about thyroid contributing to milk production. I would do some research.
Laurie~Craig's wife~Mom to 4 blessings nurtured at the breast CJ(24)Travis(21)Beka~adopted(9)Rab(6)

#12423 - 02/12/09 09:02 PM Re: Suddenly lactating? [Re: Lalle]
chaimom Offline

Registered: 02/12/09
Posts: 2
That's what I keep coming up with, too. Thanks for the reply! smile


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