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7 Weeks Postpartum Not Breastfeeding But There's Milk From Breast
What are normal estrogen levels while breast feeding? 5 weeks postpartum? 3 months postpartum? 6 months postpartum? (all while full-time breastfeeding
Why: When seeking medical advice it's customary to provide simple details like your gender and age. Also, what is the health situation. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
I am currently 2 weeks postpartum, I did not breast feed...woke up this morning with a tender hard immovable lump in breast. What can this be?
Be examined: It may be a blocked milk duct but impossible to diagnose without an exam. See your doctor for an exam and consider an US. If it is red warm and tender it may be an area of infection. Try a cool pack and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. All the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 5 weeks postpartum and breastfeeding. I have a vaginal and breast yeast infection. How should I treat it?
Is it safe to use lecithin (up to 7.5 g daily) during breastfeeding for increasing the milk flow and to provide choline (via breast milk) to the baby?
Unknown: There isn't enough research to support the use of lecithin supplement as helpful to increase milk flow. There is research showing that supplementing in the range of 5 grams daily does increase choline in breast milk. But the risks and benefits of this is completely unknown. Mothers milk tea is a good product for increasing milk supply. ...Read more
My kud is 5 month old as I have started my job I was not able to breast feed him. Twice a day I feed him. Now he is 7.7kg. I want to increase my milk?
Increasing milk: There are several essentials when trying to increase milk supply. First, this is supply and demand, so as often as you can put baby to breast and/or pump when your not working, the better. Drink TONS of fluid - try to get at least 100 ounces a day. Then Google the word galactogogue - these are natural substances you can get in your diet that will help boost milk supply. GOOD LUCK! ...Read more
See below: The milk duct becomes swollen and milk can't pass. You can still breast feed however. ...Read more
Hard to say: Since milk is made continuously and the byproducts of drinking and smoking enter the milk, it is hard to be clear of any effort that would protect baby. Pumping and dumping for 4-6 hours after a night of drinking would likely clear the milk to a degree. The residual smoke you cannot smell remains in your hair and on your clothing. Baby will inhale ; be exposed regardless as long as you smoke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to dry breast milk I have mastitis and I decided to stop breastfeeding I need something to dry breast milk
My 9 month old baby doesn't drink adequate amount of milk and is too fussy upon eating too. I breast feed him?
I am breastfeeding and have an oversupply of breast milk. I heard sage tea helps decrease breast milk. Is this true?
This is not...: ...A bad problem to have. Most lactation problems I've seen involve an insufficient supply. What I would recommend is that you pump off the excess and freeze it. Breast milk keeps for up to 6mos frozen. That way if you are unable to feed for a while, for whatever reason, you have a supply. I don't recommend doing anything to lessen your milk supply until you are ready to stop nursing. ...Read more
I stoped breastfeeding, still got some milk but wraping my breast to dry it, what are the chances of getting a cancer?
I am being told not to breast feed for 64 hours after my nuclear stress. Do I need to pump the milk out or will it cycle out?
You can pump &: Dispose of milk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will the probiotic I take go into my breast milk and also benefit my breastfeeding baby? Or does he have to take his own probiotic?
Probiotics: These living organisms enter and stay in youe intestines if the survive the transit through the stomach (acid) and other digestive juices. They help balance what might be agressave bacteria and or yeast that are also present. They will not enter your breast milk and do not influence babies gut at all. There are a few commercial baby probiotics available but a little taste of yours will work fine. ...Read more
My youngest child is 8 years old and I did not breast feed her but everyday I find what looks like dried milk on my nipple. What is this?
Trying to dry up milk. Not breastfeeding. Developed clogged duct under armpit. How to treat without expressing milk? 10 days post partum.
I'm a week late for period all signs are there still neg peg test. I'm having milk come out of breast stop breastfeeding a year n 9 months ago?
False pregnancy: Modern urine pregnancy tests sold in drugstores are very accurate when used properly. Most report accuracy as early as the first day after your first missed period. Occassionally, hormone imbalance or tumors can cause false pregnancy symptoms, so a visit to your doctor is in order. ...Read more
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