Can men breastfeed their babies? Answer: The answer is yes… and no. Under certain unusual circumstances, men are able to lactate. There have even been rare cases reported where a man was able to produce milk to feed the baby of a mother who died in childbirth. However, inducing lactation in a male is extremely difficult, and even if
Is it possible for a man to breastfeed an infant? What an intriguing question! I’m sure that many men have wished they could, especially when they see the closeness that develops between a nursing mother and her infant. Yes, in theory, men can breastfeed. Male breasts have milk ducts, and some mammary tissue. They also have oxytocin and prolactin, the hormones responsible for milk production.
Is it possible for a man to produce breast milk? There have been reports of men who were able to produce milk through extensive breast and nipple stimulation, but no one knows whether the milk was of the same composition or quality as the kind women produce.
Why do some men produce milk without babies? It should also be noted here that some teenage and adult men produce milk without babies or drugs. Called male galactorrhea, it often develops during the hormone surge of puberty, but can also be caused by hypothyroidism, among other conditions. Videos documenting such lactation, such as Bodybuilder Chest Milk, abound on the web.
Is it possible for a man to induce lactation? Some modern-day doctors argue that this isn’t possible with most men and these documented cases must have been men with pituitary tumors causing them to have a spike in hormones after the baby starts suckling and therefore inducing lactation. I have a tumor on my pituitary gland that has caused me to lactate since I was 10 years old.