This is a discussion on Blood in breastmilk within the Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group forum, part of the MummySG Special Group category; I have been breastfeeding my dear son for 2months. Giving him FM and breast milk. Today while pumping, suddenly I noticed my ...
I have been breastfeeding my dear son for 2months. Giving him FM and breast milk. Today while pumping, suddenly I noticed my breastmilk turn to blood. My breast is squirting blood. Wonder if anyone encounter this problem or can explain why?
Pure blood instead of milk. It also scare the hell out of me. have no choice but to pour the milk away it's full of blood.
Not sure if my advise helps... I do encounter when i pump out my breast milk, i asked doctor before he says it's safe for baby to drink one.
But i still scare, if you find throw away wasted. you put in fridge for fe hour later the blood will sink to the bottom n you slowly pour out the filtered breast milk,leave the bottom with blood n throw. I've been doing that and my boi took it's ok for him. =) even before i realize it' blood have been feeding him with blood before also.
BTW, what is dear son ?
dear son is dear son. mine is dear daughter!! daughter... hmmm i dint call up my consultant.. though i got this dont know what lady to call up..................(kk service)............. i had BITS of blood....... i stopped pumping... and waited 9hour for next pump.. then blood gone........ then jump back my usual 3hour pumping... nothing
I ask around my relatives no one encounter such problems before. My cousin told me that blood is hard for the baby to digest that's why it's better not to feed the baby. Your advice is really helpful. Will follow your method the next time such problem arises.
hehe.. thanks for advising me dear son. hehe...
It do happen to me a few times before.
It started on 2nd week like that. like pump now have, the next pump dont have . THen next day or few day later have again.
My hubby say it's alright one cause baby grow in our body with our blood but i dont believe him, i went to ask doctor then i know it's alright to feed.
Actually if think this way, for us we pump so we can see. But those who latch on one, might also have blood just that they can't see cause go straight into baby's mouth rit? hehe...
The filter method is my hubby say safe,doctor say safe then i dont wanna throw so put in fridge n after few hour i realize it sank!! haha.. great. Then pour out still have bottom with blood and about 20ml of milk you still wanna save, you keep back in fridge wait for it to sank again. Once, i did the filter 3times to get min. milk thrown away. hehe...
actually , i find my hubby very smart lea. alot of other things i asked him he use his common sense he can explain then i go check it's true as what he says..
Just to share, dont know is it due to a fish "gor he"(hokkien) dont know how to spell.
My mother in law says when he small he everyday eat this fish.
my huby didnt take any breast milk at all but still so smart, i guess is the fish.
My sister In law didn' take breast milk at all also but not very street smart n she did't take that fish also . So i guess is the fish..
dont't stop yr breast milk , cause if you stop pumpim the supply will be lesser. If really scare then once saw blood stop,maybe half hour later then try again. blood might be gone.
At first i also thought so sia... I thought the avent electric pump too strong. Cause after pumping , yr nipple will pop out long long like that. haha.. dont know maybe cause of the pump or not also. hehe
eh. dont know meaning of blood tissue ..
It's when pump the milk it's milk colour then awhile nia didn't see,when see how cum the colour chage . got red red like that.. at frist dont know what's that.. ask my hubby then i know it's blood.
once a pump when pump there's blood out with milk instead of pure milk.
I think your case like me. Pump too hard . have to decrease your pump speed level. When i first started to pump also milk then after I read some of the post in this forum and increase the pumping speed, the milk turn to blood. Luckily, I just pump not too long so can afford to pour the milk away.