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Amoxicillin Breast Milk
I am a breastfeeding mom and am taking amoxicillin. Since I start taking, my breast milk is decreasing. Will it increase after I finish taking?
Answer to second par: The best gauge of the baby getting enough is the weight gain. Brest fed babiers are fed on demand and usually if you are only breast feedig the baby, the baby will let you know when he or she is hungry again. As the baby gets older, he or she will suck on the breasts longer. The most nutritious milk is the first 5-7 minutes of the feeding on each side. So be sdure to feed on each side each feedin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm usually careful but i ate hot dog yesterday night and have fed the baby breast milk this morning. What should I do now?
If your 13 year old: Child has nipple secretions - have this medically evaluated. 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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Breastfeeding at least every two to three hours helps to maintain milk production. For most women, eight breastfeeding or pumping sessions every 24 hours keeps their milk production high. Therefore, if you have continued to breastfeed or are still pumping then it is normal to still have breast milk after three years. As soon as you stop breast feeding, your breasts will stop producing milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.It is not true!!: Breast milk is still a very good nutrition for infants even after 8 months old. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended breast feeding be continue for at least 1 year and longer as desired by mother or child. Exclusive breast feeding is recommended for the first 6 months of life. Around this age iron rich complementary foods should be offered to infants and continued with breast feeding ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-5 days after birth: The milk that we generally consider normal milk comes in about 3-5 days after delivery. Some women leak some milk while they are pregnant and that is normal too. The first milk after delivery is called colostrum. Colostrum is concentrated milk with all the nutrients that a newborn needs. It also contains some immunity that is passed from the mother to the baby as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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