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Lactation

Hello,
Let me start out by saying I am due May 1, and this is my first pregnacy.
I have been lactating clear stuff since november and now I started to lactate brownish with the clear.
is this normal I thought it would be clear until a week before the baby's born.  
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Hello,

What you describe sounds normal.  Have your ob/gyn or midwife examine you to make sure this is indeed the case.  

Best regards,

Dr. Downing
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Clear lactation of colostrum is normal but I'm not sure about the brownish color, you may need to go to the doctor just in case.  I had to wear nursing pads a few months before my baby was born because i leaked clear stuff.  HOpe this helps!
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Is it brown or more of a yellowish color.  When I was about 7.5 months pregnant I started to leak a yellowish fluid.  I was told this is completely normal.  I would recommend wearing nursing pads because it stained a few of my bras.  Hope this helps and congrats on the bundle of joy!!  Good luck to you.
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its normal, im 32 weeks and i have the same problem and have had since week 16
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