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Can i drink my own breastmilk

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but why ?: I have seen some follow the myth that this has special value for adult health or improved vitality. It is hogwash. It is just another fluid source wit ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
None to speak of: The other dietary intake of such a person would easily dilute any of the immune or other factors present in the milk.The effect would be little more t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Breast feeding: when adequate will help baby gain weight and have a good urine output so I think your breast feeding is meeting his needs so he doesn't want more for ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Enough to pee: Their fluid intake should be enough that they pee every 6-8 hrs or more.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and No: When breastfeeding, only use meal replacements to provide a healthy option when you need a quick snack or an occasional quick meal (no more than once ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Sometimes: Jitteriness and poor sleep patterns have been reported in the infants of mothers who have very high caffeine intakes equivalent to about 10 or more cu ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It is not true.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Many formulas: There are many formulas. Ask the pediatrician what they recommend for your child.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is a nutritious beverage. However, there is little benefit of it to any adult over other milks. Their alternative intake dilutes any enzyme or heal ... Read More

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