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Colostrum at 26 weeks ?

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with the colostrum, is their anything i should be doing with it bc it seems to be a waste with it just running out. I am 26 weeks pregnant.

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replied May 23rd, 2010
Second Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A12377
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

Please don’t worry about the leakage of colostrum as it is normal during the later half of pregnancy.

The amount lost is very small as the breasts start producing milk only when the baby is nursed.

Only a very small amount is lost by leakage. Make sure to nurse your baby frequently and only with breast milk as it is very nutritious for the baby and also protects the baby against various infections.

I sincerely hope this helps. Take care.

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