Jakarta Pregnancy often brings new things that can make pregnant women panic, especially for those who are pregnant for the first time. Including when breast milk comes out, which often makes the mother worried because she is afraid that something will happen to her pregnancy.
Yes, not a few mothers experience milk dripping from their nipples while still pregnant. This is a normal condition, yes, Mother. In pregnancy alone, the breasts may start producing milk weeks or months before delivery NHS.
If milk leaks and drips from your breasts, it is usually colostrum, the first milk that your breasts produce in preparation for breastfeeding your baby. Leakage itself is a natural thing and nothing to worry about.
If this bothers you, you can try putting tissue or absorbent breast pads or breast pads inside your bra to absorb the milk.
“If pregnant women’s breasts leak during pregnancy, it means the body is getting ready to breastfeed the baby,” said Sally Urang, MS, RN, CNM, a midwife, as quoted from the page. Baby Center.
The liquid itself, called colostrum, is the perfect first food for a newborn. And, when the body’s hormones work to regulate milk production. This is most common in the last weeks of pregnancy.
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Colostrum is a protein-rich, antibody-rich fluid that the body produces for newborns. Sometimes, also called foremilk because it comes out before breast milk. Therefore, it is the perfect first food for babies which is sometimes called liquid gold.
Usually, pregnant women start producing colostrum in small quantities as early as three or four months after pregnancy. Sometimes, in the second trimester, the milk duct system is fully developed so that it can make milk for the baby and it can even come earlier.
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