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milk going off in boobs? Lock Rss

hi i was just wondering i got told by a friend of mine that if you a breastfeeding and u dont feed for like 7 or 8 hours and dont express that your milk can go off while its still in your boob so now im really worried and kinda scared of feeding my son afta that long now can anyone shed sum light on the subject for me?sad

Lauren , Qld , mummy to baby jack 27/7/05 gasp)

I don't believe that for a second. You might end up with really sore boobs after 7-8 hours and if you let your boobs stay full for too long/too often you may end up with mastitis (a bacterial infection of the milk ducts). But that is still not really your milk going off.
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