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how can i tell if im lactating

well im 23 weeks and i cant tell if im lactating or not. my nipples are wet so does that mean im lactating?
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My nipples leak a little it's like a clear liquid with bits of creamy coloured liquid in it I wouldn't class it as lactating but your body is definitely preparing to lactate x
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It's called colostrum and it's the beginning of lactation! You may leak a little till birth then you'll produce more to feed your baby.
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You lactate after you give birth. That's just colostrum.
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I leaked a little with my first, with this baby I'm flooding at 22 weeks.
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As above its colostrum. You may leak, you may not notice it at all but it is there already. You will not get milk till a few days after baby is born is don't discouraged if you feel like it's not coming, colostrum is good enough untill then.
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I agree. It's pretty normal around this time.
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