MYTH-My breasts don't feel full, so I can't breastfeed.

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My breasts seem empty. Do I have enough milk?

MYTH-My breasts don't feel full, so I can't breastfeed.

Breasts do not have to feel full to produce plenty of milk. It is normal that a breastfeeding woman's breasts feel less full as her body adjusts to her baby's milk intake. This can happen suddenly and may occur as early as two weeks after birth or even earlier. The breast is never "empty" and also produces milk as the baby nurses.

   

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