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    Default Hand expressing during pregnancy?

    My midwife told me at my last check up that I can start hand expressing if I'd like to because it opens all the ducts and can help bring on labour due to the release of oxytocin.

    Sounds great to me but of course my mom is freaking out because she thinks I'll run out of colostrum before bub arrives. This isn't possible, right?

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    No you can't run out of colostrum!

    It will keep replenishing. The more u express the more you will get!

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    Haha definitely can't run out! Otherwise I would have run out weeks ago considering how much I leak.
    So if you're full term I think it's a great idea to start expressing, I plan on doing it once I reach 38/39 weeks

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