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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Infant: Fluid from infants nipples in the first weeks of life is likely to be "milk" or what is sometimes called witch's milk. It is usually yellow in color ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Infant: Fluid from infants nipples in the first weeks of life is likely to be "milk" or what is sometimes called witch's milk. It is usually yellow in color ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Medical?it's milk !: The common lay term is witches milk. Newborns may show the effect of pregnancy hormones by having breast enlargement & some may leak milk. It is impor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Sore Nipples: You can try to rub some breast milk on it prior to feedings. Also coconut oil can help.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: If the piercing hits into the ducts, milk flow could be affected. Production should not be a problem, but you may be more prone to mastitis and/or h ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
All try to be: If considering a formula, the primary difference in types is the source of protein, (cow milk vs soy bean) and type of sugar (lactose vs non-lactose). ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
No report: No reported case yet.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience in General Practice
Newborn jaundice : No breast milk does not prevent newborn jaundice which will happen to most of newborn. Usually breast feeding newborns may have more jaundice than fo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Bad, bad idea: In health, breast feeding has many benefits, and in the very poor nations, the lack of a good alternative may make it worth the risk. In the develope ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Certain foods can come across in breast milk and cause acid reflux in the baby. Try avoidance of caffeine, tomato, cabbage, peppers and onions. You ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
It shouldn't: interfere with nursing as long as the jewelry is removed before putting baby to breast. Nipple rings or studs could definitely interfere with proper ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Efficency: It's more efficient to breast feed than to pump & then bottle feed. You also avoid any risk of less than perfectly sterile bottles causing the milk to ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Breast milk: yes but is better for the baby.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nipple inversion: Yes breast feeding or pumping can cause nipple inversion because of loosening the tissue around the nipple.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be infection: Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection. This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Infants seldom are allergic to breastmilk. That would require a true milk-protein allergy and, fortunately, those are rare. Symptoms are vomiting, dia ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Breathe feeding: Breast feeding is easier & allows bonding between mom & the new born.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: If you are talking about your infant's high bilirubin level-the answer is yes, you may continue to nurse. Speak with your pediatrician regarding the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Reply: Formula intolerance may be a possibility but make sure you are preparing the formula as directed. Keep am eye on his weight gain that shows you if he ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
BREASTFEEDING: Feeding the baby exclusively by breast is good every 3 hours or frequently by self- demand.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Entropion: A rare congenital defect, inversion of lid margin, results in discomfort and corneal damage because of the inward turning of eyelashes.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Most babies get their first teeth around 4-6 months, but anywhere from 3-9 months is common.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal: Inverted nipples are not uncommon, even once through puberty! Just ask any lactation consultant! If you feel lumps, see discharge, or see other abno ... Read More

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