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Doctor insights on: Body Odor From Breastfeeding Perspiration

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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My breastfeeding breasts smell an odor like strong bo. My son is 7 weeks old. What is this stink?

My breastfeeding breasts smell an odor like strong bo. My son is 7 weeks old.  What is this stink?

Could be foods: Breast milk can be affected by maternal diet, garlic, curry, cabbage and similar vegetables are all potential causes. If there is any discoloration, breast redness or pain associated with the smell then get to a doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it ok to still give breastfeeding while bleaching my body and face?

Is it ok to still give breastfeeding while bleaching my body and face?

Should be ok: From the products i know about the absorption is very poor into the skin and/or breast milk but no definitive studies have been done for safety. I would advise to continue breastfeeding but if you can avoid the bleaching or decrease the frequency of bleaching this may be better. ...Read more

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Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Breastfeeding and we: Breastfeeding and weight loss. Weight loss from breastfeeding is well-known and most women who breastfeed for 9-12 months are back at their pre-pregnancy weight. However it is very unusual to lose too much weight. This may be due to not eating enough food ( dieting) or a medical problem. If you increase your food intake and still losing weight you may want to consult your physician.. ...Read more

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Is becoming a vegan healthy while breastfeeding? Is it good for the body or bad?

Is becoming a vegan healthy while breastfeeding? Is it good for the body or bad?

It depends...: Many people feel a vegan diet is the healthiest diet, but while many people thrive on a vegan diet it is certainly not for everyone; we are all genetically unique and many people discover that they feel much better with at least some animal-derived food in their diet. While breastfeeding it is important to get adequate protein and essential fatty acids but this is possible as a vegan- see comment:. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding when pregnant? Should you stop breastfeeding if you find out your pregnant or can your body handle both?

Breastfeeding when pregnant? Should you stop breastfeeding if you find out your pregnant or can your body handle both?

Depends: I have had mothers tandem feed their newborn and their 1 yo at the same time and some that did not. I see no reason to suddenly stop because you are pregnant.If the kid you are feeding is at a point where they want to finish and play and don't value the nurturing as much, you can begin transitioning off. Your body can do what your diet,and rest support. ...Read more

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Just had 4th section, july 23 and bled few times since, I'm breastfeeding now w. brownish discharge - no smell, slight pain, is this normal?

Just had 4th section, july 23 and bled few times since, I'm breastfeeding now w. brownish discharge - no smell, slight pain, is this normal?

Most likely: Vaginal bleeding and brown-pinkish discharge are quite common after delivery The important post delivery precaution is to avoid pregnancy a syou are most fertile in the weeks after birth. Good to know oyur commitment to breast feed your new born. ...Read more

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I breastfeeding my baby he is 10months old but im very slim please help me because i hate my body please give me name of drugs to help me gain weight?

Breastfeeding.: Congratulation on breastfeeding your baby. Im sorry that you hate your body. Perhaps you discuss that problem with your doctor . He may determine if you need further help and possible give you suggestions on how to gsin weight with the help of a dietician. ...Read more

Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Body Odor (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Body odor? ANS: hard go describe but you know it ...Read more