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A little is ok: Breast milk is very nutritious, and excellent for babies, so will be of no harm to adults (in small amounts). Breast milk is too rich, so will give an adult too much animal fat (yes, we are animals) and many extra calories (not good for cholesterol levels and one's arteries). A woman may have a hard time re-starting lactation if she had stopped weeks or months ago. ...Read more
At night at nursing home, mom leaks urine out of adult diapers. I bought four kinds of them today and I am hoping they help. Is there one best for thin older woman?
Not really: All are abt the same. If enough volume, none will stop leaking. ...Read more
Please ASK: The best thing you can do for you and your baby if you have nursing problems is to ask for help and support! start with your pediatrician, obgyn, labor nurses and local lactation consultants or laleche league. Many town health departments or wic offices can direct you to resources. Enlist the emotional support of your partner and mother or support person as well. Other breast feeding moms too! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What if you are in a skilled nursing facility and dr's orders are not being followed but makes in your chart that it was done?
Violation: If you are certain that something is supposed to be done and it's not being done, bring this up to the nurse supervisor. They will supervise whether something is supposed to be done or not. If the problem persists, bring the problem to the patient liaison for investigation. Your job is to make sure that things are being done and your health is being looked after. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rough estimate: Babies consume roughly 1/2 their pound weight as ounces at a feeding after it is well established. For a 8 lb kid that equates to ~ 4 ounces. For breast fed kids i find it better to count diapers than ounces. Too many moms get stuck on quantity & express & bottle feed to watch volume.If baby is wetting a diaper every 4-6 hours and filling out, it is doing fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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