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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Lactation problems: Refers to challenges with breastfeeding. Can include problems with latch and milk transfer to infant. Also can include inadequate supply for a variet ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Lactation specialist: Lactation specialists are usually nurses that have experience in helping mother with their nursing issues. You can get referral from the nursery nurse ... Read More
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Dr. Alison Stuebe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABM member: The academy of breastfeeding medicine is an international physician organization of doctors dedicated to supporting lactation. Abm fellows have extens ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Lactation consultant: Talk to a lactation consultant as soon as you can before or after giving birth. You should probably take a breastfeeding class before you have the bab ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy lifestyle: A good healthy diet and exercise throughout pregnancy can help avert potential lactation problems as well!
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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin to skin: Choose an ob, pedi, hospital that are supportive. At delivery, go skin to skin with baby and nurse within the first hour. Have your baby room in and f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can be permanent: But i would suggest that you wait a minimum of 4-6 months following cessation of lactation prior to drawing any final conclusions'. Large differences ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: There are several causes of "lactation problems" from the lack of prolactin hormone stimulating the milk ducts to inadequate sucking by the child. Hig ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant or not?: The question is not very clear. Is the lactation problem post-partum and involves breast feeding? Initially there is colostrum and the full milk suppl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reglan (metoclopramide): Reglan (metoclopramide) is sometimes used off label for this. In my experience it improves lactation about 50% of the time.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Only...: ...If male wants to breast feed baby, and then i think a psychiatrist would be more appropriate. Otherwise i don't see whet the problem is at all.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is dangerous: Oxytocin is used to augment labor, and is also the hormone that is involved in let-down in a lactating woman. It does not really increase milk supply ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not likely: Usually a breast biopsy is by stereotactic means. This is the insertion of a needle into the breast. The amount of damage done to the breast is relati ... Read More
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