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Breast Milk question

My little Emma was finally born at 39weeks on Feb 18th via csection. Very scary....my water broke at 1:00am and went straight to hospital. She was born at 240pm.

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Oops. I posted before i posyed my question..... my question is how do you stop or dry up your breast milk. Its been a week and i barelystarted producing milk. I really dont want to breastfeed at all. I have my reasons. And the lactation specialist agreed. She has been on formula since day one. What can i do to dry my milk???
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Just don't feed. It'll dry up in its own. If you try to pump, it'll just tell your body to make more. Do nothing :)
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Really cold cabbage leaves in bra overnight or all day!! & congrats!!
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My cousin put ice on hers and that did the trick. Congratulations on your baby and best wishes!
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I second the cabbage suggestion. I don't know why, but it works.
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Cabbage didnt work at all for me lol just made me smell very grosse!! There's not really anything you can do to make it hurry and dry up :/ just gotta suffer it out.....
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Thank u ladies. I heard about the cabbage as well recently. I will try it. Not alot leaks oit but its unfomfortable. Ive had to pump a few times to get it out cuz its so painful. But u guys are right. Just not to pump. Lol
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I've heard the cabbage thing too. I've also heard wrapping your breasts tight and ice packs. And dontnlet your breasts hit hot water, that will just get the milk flowing.
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Don't stimulate your breast in any way, not even when you shower. It will dry up in a few days.
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