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Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Husband
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
What benefits are there in taking fenugreek, other than increasing milk supply for Breastfeeding mothers?
Various opinions: Some believe nipple confusion is the main problem switching back and forth in feeding method. Babies have to put a little more work into getting the milk to drop down from the breast vs suckling a bottle. I have lots of parents who use both methods and rarely have I seen true nipple confusion. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/your-babys-feeding-breast-vs-bottle ...Read more
Plenty: Breastmilk changes in composition as your child grows. The infection fighting properties of breastmilk are still present after a year; lysozyme, lactoferrin and secretory IgA are present in stable amounts. Plus we know that moms who nurse longer lower their risk of breast cancer. Human milk is specific for the needs of human babies. There's no cow out there making better milk than you are! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See below: Breast milk is the gold standard for formulas. All formulas are made to mimic the nutritional benefits of breast milk. There are some benefits for reduced illnesses, ear infection, brain, and visual benefit. One other benefit is that it is free. The average cost of formula for the first year is around 2, 500 dollars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What goodness comes from breast feeding? What are the specific benefits of breastfeeding for both the mom and baby?
Many for both: Breastfeeding has a multitude of benefits for both baby and mother. Breast milk is the perfect food for babies, the american academy of pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least the first year. Breastfeeding reduces infections, obesity, myopia, raises iq, and babes accept new foods better. Moms lose wgt. Faster, reduce breast cancer risk, save both time (no bottle prep) and $ on formula. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If a women had been taking fertility treatment for egg growth and has stopped taking any treatment for a yr. What are the chances of her conception.
None that I know of: Any potential benefit of the immune factors are diluted by other ingested foods . This is an interesting fad but should go the way of cabbage patch dolls in time. ...Read more
Does myprodol caps has any side effect on a baby through breastfeeding mother? My wife has been taking myprodol for a day cause of toothache.
Mild sedation: is the expected side effect although not a lot gets into the breast milk with infrequent use. It is not recommended for regular use by breastfeeding mothers as it has not been fully tested. I do not think it places your baby at risk based on the description you provide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should a 54 year old menopausal woman with no risk factors take estrogen/progesterone and for how long? What are the risks/ benefits as now understood
Hrt benefits: The women's health initiative showed that healthy women who are within 10 years of menopause can benefit from HRT for symptoms of menopause, prevention of osteoporosis, dementia, and colon cancer. How long one stays on HRT depends on how healthy you remain. Traditional medicine says 2-5 years. As an age management md, i say as long as you stay healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not enough data: Here in usa to make a recommendation. It's big in east africa and arabic countries. It's suppose to be high in vit c. I will very careful drinking any unpasteurized milk of any class. Will see in the future. If you don't like cow milk try soy, rice and/or almond milk. ...Read more
Depends: The actual benefit from antibodies begins to be diluted when solids are introduced. By 8-9 months, with most common feeding patterns, the antibody benefit is minimal. If the kid is "nurture needy" and lingers at feeding, the benefit from that point remains.If the kid is in a hurry to finish and gets off quick, it is a good time to wean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the long-term health effects on the mother and child after taking shots of terbutaline for preterm labor?
Birth Mother has hep C and claims using heroin for only 1st month of pregnancy before going to subutex to protect child. what are the risks for both?
Bad timing: Highest risks to the pregnancy are in the first few months, using heroin in the first month is most likely to cause a miscarriage than anything else. Risks are numerous, including damage to brain/CNS, and other important organs, such as heart, liver, kidneys, teratogens can help to malform almost any organ system ...Read more
I've been researching circumcisions for Baby boy expected 10-14. I know there are two options. Can u explain pros and cons of each?
More than 2: PlastiBell device is safest & best method in my opinion, glans is protected by a plastic ring & bleeding controlled by a string compressing cut skin & prevents bleeding. Other methods are Gomco or Mogen clamps. Both quite different & preferred by many OB Drs. However risk of post circumcision bleeding greater. Gomco looks like a mini-torture device, Mogen looks like film director's clamp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the chances of having a full term healthy baby with no side effects if the mother has chlamydia?
Chlamydia in newborn: Chlamydial conjunctivitis (eye infection) is the most common cause of conjunctivitis in the newborn and becomes apparent between day 5 and 12 of life. Chlamydial pneumonia occurs in about 33% of infants who have chlamydial conjunctivitis. In those infants without conjunctivitis with chlamydial positive moms , about 11-20% of infants will develop chlamydial pneumonia. ...Read more
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