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A 32-year-old female asked:

Why do i have breast milk no baby?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Get evaluated: Pregnancy of course is the most common reason for breast milk production. There can be other causes such as an overproduction of certain hormones like prolactin. Get evaluated, best wishes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Breast milk: Possible causes for Galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives,fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, Cocaine, Opioids,hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men & significant breast stimulation.

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A member asked:

Is my baby allergic to breast milk?

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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, diarrhea and either weight loss or poor weight gain. Your child needs 3 of these symptoms. The diagnosis is usually made by taking your child off all dairy products for 6 weeks, then reintroducing dairy to see how the baby responds.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

How can I tell if my baby is aller to my breast milk?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
SYMPTOMS: You can suspect your baby is allergic to breast milk if having symptoms of allergy like skin rashes and nasal congestion.And confirm it by stopping the brest feeding and see if symptoms go away but breast milk allergy is rare as compared to allergy to cows milk discuss your concerns if you have with the babys pediatrician.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What can I do to start producing breast milk for my baby?

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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Letdown: You have to have a letdown of the milk. If not its dried up.
A member asked:

Can I feed my baby thawed breast milk?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Only heat it once to thaw and then use. You can continue to use it from the refrigerator up to 24 hours.
A member asked:

Can breast milk make my baby fussy?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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 can also try avoid consuming cows milk too.

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