How long did it take for your milk to dry up after breastfeeding?

When you stop breastfeeding, how long did it take for you to completely stop producing milk? I haven’t breastfed for five months, and I’m still producing milk.

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you have to see what works for you i’ve heard that cabbage leaves work, here’s an article on how to dry up milk supply: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/how-to-dry-up-breast-milk#methods

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I stopped nursing around the end of oct and still occasionally leak under the right circumstances. :woman_shrugging:t2:

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Breast fed for a year. Dried up pretty quickly… but did have some leakage randomly after a year. It was on and off :rofl:

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When my body realized he was comfort nursing I dried up. Could maybe het 1/2 ounce between both a day for a week then i was done

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Mine started to dry up shortly around a year of breastfeeding so I’m no help

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Cabbage leaves worked great for me with all 3 of my kids

Try cabbage leaves in your bra x

A couple days, maybe 3 I think

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4 years until I stopped leaking everytime I heard a baby cry or smelled baby shampoo.

My oldest is 17… I’ve had milk sense I had him… It never goes away all the way. My mom didn’t loose her milk until well into menopause

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I swear by cabbage leaves. I screwed up as a first time breast feeder and working mama. I would feed AND pump from day one because I thought I would need to stock up before I went back to work. This led to a huge supply and mastitis several times so I had to stop. I put cabbage leaves in my bra and milk was dried up within a week or two. I noticed a difference in fullness after the very first time.

Little guys weaned 2.5 years ago…still waiting.

Almost 2yrs after I stoped breastfeeding I was still getting a drop here and here. That’s when I got pregnant again And started making it for little bean. (Never stoped making milk) I’ve heard some women say theirs never fully dried up

Probably closer to over a year… if I press a certain way mine will still have a little come out and my child is almost 5…

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2+ years. Wasn’t until I got implants that it finally dried up completely. For reference, I breastfed for 18 months, my son is four and I got implants in may.

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I have stopped breastfeeding gradually by reducing the numbers of feedings. The process takes longer but I did not had any problems at all. This was your body will produce less milk and you won’t be in pain

FOR EVER! I don’t think I ever really dried up bc there would be times I leaked a tiny bit … and around my period I would. …

It’s been about a year and when I squeeze my boob I’ll still get some milk. Figured it’ll never truly go away till the kiddos are older :woman_shrugging:

I havent stopped producing for over 10 years aftrr my second son was born. Add 4 more kids to that over the years and it has just never stopped. Even though I only breastfed or pumped for few months tops.

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