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    luckybe posted:
    hi im 24 weeks pregnant and have noticed that my boobs have started to this normal and if so is there a way to stop it or do i just try to use pads to prevent it from showing
    MNMommy3 responded:
    It is very normal to have some leaking. Yes, just use nursing pads in your bra to absorb it.
    ~Kelly (31), DB (30), DS (12), DS (5), EDD 01/09/11.
    Robert O Atlas, MD responded:
    This can absolutely happen. We don't recommend you manipulate the breasts. The other person is correct, just wear a nursing pad to absorb the milk.

    If you have any questions, you should discuss this with your physician.
    SmallFrey87 replied to Robert O Atlas, MD's response:
    My doctor told me that if I begin lactating again(I lactated for about two weeks when I concieved but it stopped) that I should pump if my breasts got engorged since I tend to get swollen/sore glands very easily and they are severely painful. Is he right?
    Lavarra responded:
    I am not pregnant and have no plans of becoming pregnant but my left breast has been leaking fluids for almost a month. At 44 years old I don't think that pregnancy is in the picture for me.
    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff replied to Lavarra's response:
    Hi Lavarra -

    Pop over to our Women's Health Community and repost your concerns. We have a wonderful expert over there, Jane Harrison-Honer, to possibly respond.

    Hoping you find answers soon,
    ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown

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