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Q:

Hi all, i have stopped breastfeeding since 7-10 days completely.. i was ok till yest but since mrng I'm having too much pain n discomfort n my breasts are leaking now.
Since its already 10 days that i have stopped feeding i dont want to go back n feed my baby. what should i do?



Roopashree Siddireddy

Express a lil till pain reduces and leave. Don't express more.

Anusha Karthik

no it didnt work, i massaged with ice pack so pain is ok.. but breasts are continuously leaking😟

Roopashree Siddireddy

It's common. If you want consult once to your doctor. For this purpose some pads are available to soak this leaking. you can use that.

Sonali Shivlani

It's normal. Wear a breast pad and change it frequently. The breast will learn that it needs to stop but it can. take a few days. Just ensure that you don't get lumps. So massage, express a little for comfort if needed and use ice packs.

Gayatri Rao

Weaning is a tough process. The hardening of the breast and continuous leakage are signs your breast encourages for its primary purpose - lactating. When there is no demand, the supply will gradually stop. Just bear with it for a few days. This will pass too. Consult your doc if it is unbearable. Every stage of motherhood is filled with surprises and I am sure even you will wonder how strong you can be. Hang in there for a while! :)

Naiyya Saggi

How are you now Anusha Karthik?

Anusha Karthik

thanks all.. 😊 my doc has given pain killers.. i used ice packs n now have kept cabbage leaf with tightly packing. hope this helps.. and as everyone suggested i would wait for some days n see what happens.

Neeta Nihale

consult your gynae. .. have you completely stopped bf. .. you should have been stopped gradually...

Arwa Hozefa

you will have to squeeze out ur excess milk . also of its too much pain speak to the doc .

Roop Preet

take few days it wll stop gradually.

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