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Leaks are most common when your milk first comes in (before your supply has regulated), and during long stretches when you haven’t fed your baby. When baby starts sleeping longer stretches at night, many moms wake up with a soggy pajama shirt.
Almost every mom has a funny story about when it happened to her, but you can avoid leaks by:
Many moms will leak less or stop leaking after the first few weeks of breastfeeding.