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08/09/2013 at 13:29
I'm 16 and half weeks. I've just noticed a little wet patch on my top. At first I thought I'd spilt water, but I haven't. It's my boob. What's going on?! Is that normal??
08/09/2013 at 13:34
Ive not had anything like that as yet but theres so much going on in our bodies that I can imagine its normal! :-)
08/09/2013 at 13:55
It hasn't happened to me but I keep waiting for it. My friend had it happen to her from around 18 weeks I think so I think it's just another oh so glam pregnancy side-effect!
08/09/2013 at 14:37
It's normal :) it's colustrum which is brilliant stuff and is there ready to feed your baby til your milk comes in. You might need to get some breast pads
08/09/2013 at 14:45
Totally normal - like Isis said, might be worth getting some breast pads in case you need them although I never leaked enough to need them pre-birth.
08/09/2013 at 14:56
Thanks everyone, glad it's normal!
08/09/2013 at 17:20
Oh yes, totally normal. I have had it for a while now although no leaking, only when...umm... squeezed. I have bought some breast pads just in case I do leak though, I found some disposable ones in Superdrug, 99p for the box and they are BOGOHP at the moment :o)
08/09/2013 at 19:42
Reusable breast pads might be best if you've started leaking now, won't feel scratchy compared to the disposable ones.
08/09/2013 at 19:46
Totally normal. I only leaked pre-birth during the night which was handy, but regularly woke up with cup sized patches on my pyjama top!
08/09/2013 at 21:05
I was thinking reusable, can anyone recommend a brand? I looked on the boots site at theirs but they had crappy reviews!
08/09/2013 at 21:21
I've heard Little Lamb are good - www.thenappylady.co.uk/.../washable-breast-pads.html
08/09/2013 at 21:29
Thanks DS, I’ll have a look :)
09/09/2013 at 08:14
Little lamb ones are good. Just don't accidentally tumbke dry!
09/09/2013 at 08:15
Oh and get one of those net bag things to put them in washing machine in case they clog it up (and just keeps them together)
09/09/2013 at 16:14
Totally normal. I started leaking at exactly 12 weeks and it didn't stop till my LG was about 4 months :-o
09/09/2013 at 16:15
Thanks ladies. I looked at the little lambs but they are discontinued!! Gutted!
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