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My breast just started leaking

im 36 weeks and my breast just started leeking and i was just wondering whether this mean my baby is getting ready to come earily?? thanx sara

Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Colostrum is present in your breasts from around 18 weeks and some women do leak this colostrum. This is no sign that labour is going to start soon. You can rub the colostrum into your nipples and this helps prepare them for breast feeding. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 29 Nov 2007