Witch's milk: A folk term for the milk that often comes from the breast of a newborn baby. This temporary phenomenon is due to stimulation of the baby's breasts by the mother's hormones that cross the placenta during pregnancy. The ability of the baby's breasts to respond in this fashion is a mark of baby born at (or near) full-term. The breast of a baby born prematurely cannot enlarge or produce witch's milk (in German, Hexenmilch).
The term "witch's milk" is sometimes applied broadly to milk from the nipple at any time other than during nursing. See also Galactorrhea.
Witch's milk: A folk term for the milk that often comes from the breast of a newborn baby. This temporary phenomenon is due to stimulation of the baby's breasts by the ...
Secretion of the mammary gland of the newborn of both sexes; due to the presence of the hormone prolactin that travels from the blood of the mother into the fetus ...
It's called witch's milk. Explanation in plain English: You might notice that your newborn baby has a small lump in the breast located right under the nipple.
What is witch's milk? ... Witch's Milk. From Melissa Kotlen Nagin, former About.com Guide. Updated April 21, 2009
Witch's Milk (breast enlargement) can occur in both male and female infants, pseudomenstration can only occur in females. An analogous condition is enlargement of testes.