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What are the effect of sperms on a breast feeding baby?

What are the effect of sperms on a breast feeding baby?

Where are the sperm?: If you're swallowing, the sperm won't get in your breast milk. Otherwise, not sure what you're asking or where the sperm is going. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Does sperm have any effect on a child when breast feeding?

Clarification: I need clarification as to what you are asking. Are you asking if sperm on your breast/nipple will have any effect or whether sperm in your vagina will have any effect on a child while breast feeding? I would say no but would need more information. You might also want to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Does sperm have any effect on a breast feeding mother?

No: It has little effect, other than possible pregnancy -- but breast feeding is generally a fairly effective contraceptive. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it better to or not to breast feed?

Better: Hands down — breast feeding is better. Human milk is designed for human babies. Formula is cow's milk, and while the formula companies have tried to get it to be the best it can, it's design is for baby cows, not humans. It has none of the protective antibodies breast milk does to protect baby from disease in the first months. And breast feeding protects mom from breast cancer and helps lose weight. ...Read more

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I want to breast feed but my breast are dry?

I want to breast feed but my breast are dry?

Talk to provider: You need to see your provider (OB, midwife) to see what's going on and find out what you can do. Fenugreek can help, which is OTC, or Reglan, (metoclopramide) which requires a prescription. ...Read more

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Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Breast feeding : Most women are able to breast feed after implants, but that can't be guaranteed. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotic for toothache and breast feed?

Can I take antibiotic for toothache and breast feed?

Depends on which one: Most antibiotics used in dentistry are safe for the mom and the breast feeding baby. Sometimes penicillins (amoxicillin), cephalosporins (keflex), and macrolides (z-pack) may cause your baby to have loose stools. Tetracycline is the one that causes discoloration of baby's teeth if taken while pregnant. One rarely prescribed antibiotic, chloramphenicol, should not be used while breast feeding. ...Read more

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Can you still breast feed if you get breast implants?

Can you still breast feed if you get breast implants?

Depends: Remember that a small percentage of women cannot breast feed even without implants. While breast surgery does increase this risk, if you have not breast fed in the past, it is important to know that the inability to breast feed may not necessarily be due to the placement of breast implants. ...Read more

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Drank beer over 24 hours ago, is it ok to breast feed now?

Should be fine: Should be fine, but you can always check with your OB or pediatrician to find out more., As always, there are many variables that a quick online forum cannot assess. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how and when to wean a breast feed infant?

Can you tell me how and when to wean a breast feed infant?

Weaning: Weaning your child is a personal choice, but the American Academy of Pediatrics that you breastfeed for at least a year ...Read more

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Can a woman having high serum creatinine level breast feed?

Can a woman having high serum creatinine level breast feed?

Yes: Assuming you are healthy enough to produce milk the milk would not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for women with breast implants to breast feed?

Can it be possible for women with breast implants to breast feed?

Yes: Breast implants should not affect breastfeeding, although there is some thought that the size of the implant may impact volume of milk produced. ...Read more

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Will I be able to breast feed my child if I have had breast implants?

Will I be able to breast feed my child if I have had breast implants?

Usually: Breast augmentation leaves most of the ducts connected to the nipple. Therefore, breast feeding is still possible. When the incision is placed below the breast in the lower breast fold, there is usually not problem. The only time that some ducts get cut during a breast augmentation is with a periareolar incision when the cut is around the areola of the breast. Even then, you should still be ok. ...Read more

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Is it possible to breast feed if I have had a breast reduction surgery?

Is it possible to breast feed if I have had a breast reduction surgery?

Possibly: A recent analysis showed no difference in breastfeeding capacity after reduction mammaplasty compared to women of the north american general population during the first month postpartum. Difficulties related to breastfeeding appear to be mostly explained by psychosocial issues related to advice and coaching received by healthcare workers during breastfeeding and other personal considerations. ...Read more

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If you have breast implants are you able to till breast feed your baby?

Most.: Most patients who undergo breast augmentation surgery are able to breast-feed. However, any type of breast surgery is associated with a potential decreased ability to do so; exactly how much this decrease is it is hard to say given that some women are not able to breast-feed, even without having had breast surgery previously. ...Read more

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Why do girls have nipples? Why does it hurt when you breast feed? A lot

Breast feeding: Both males and female mammals have nipples. In females, they are the outlet for breast milk during lactation. Breast feeding does not hurt, when baby latches on properly. ...Read more

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If I had a preemie, should I breast feed? He is too tiny to drink from me.

If I had a preemie, should I breast feed? He is too tiny to drink from me.

Absolutely: You should pump the milk to use until he is old enough to suck from the breast. It is still the best way to feed him. ...Read more

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What are the chances you will not be abr to breast feed after a breast lift?

Varies w technique: First off, if you have never attempted, it is not known if you are capable of nursing at all. This may not be a possibility. Assuming you can nurse the potential to interfere as a result of a mastopexy will vary with the extent of the surgery. Whereas a crescent lift may have a very low risk (<5%). A more traditional lift with resection and implants may have a much higher 15-20% rate. ...Read more

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How long do i have to wait to breast feed after taking alka seltzer cold plus?

How long do i have to wait to breast feed after taking alka seltzer cold plus?

10-12 hours: As the drug is a combo of 3 meds: aspirin (probably unsafe with breast feeding), phenylepherine (safety profile unkown with breastfeeding) and chloepheneramine (possibly safe). The first two can stay in the system for about 10-12 hours, the latter stays longer, may be a day, but not totally contraindicated during breastfeeding, and after 12 hours wouldn't be as concentrated in the system, good luck ...Read more

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I am not able to breast feed my baby because I think my nipples are too small.?

I am not able to breast feed my baby because I think my nipples are too small.?

You should be fine: Most breasts, regardless of size or shape, are able to provide adequate nutrition and breast milk for your baby. If you have had any type of surgery to your breasts, breast feeding may not be possible. Have a lactation consultant assist you with latching so that your baby gets enough milk. ...Read more

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Will girls with fake boobs still produce their milk and breast feed their child?

Will girls with fake boobs still produce their milk and breast feed their child?

Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec&sns=em
in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants.
There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis b mum breast feed? Will it tansmit? What about other hepatitis types?

Can hepatitis b mum breast feed? Will it tansmit? What about other hepatitis types?

Yes: As long as infant has received hepatitis b immunization with hep b Immune Globulin within 12 hours after birth and subsequent series of hepatitis b immunization, breast feeding does not increase the likelihood of acquiring infection. It is recommended that such an infant get tested for hepatitis b surface antigen(hbs) and antibody against hbs. Women who are hepatitis c carrier are allowed to. ...Read more

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How can dry up my milk I don't wanna breast feed my two year old cuz my conditions?

Bind & ice: To stop the flow of milk, wear a tight-fitting sports bra, apply ice packs and don't allow any stimulation of the breasts. Avoid letting shower water hit them, do not stimulate during sex play and try to keep your 2 year old from touching them. Do not squeeze the nipples to see if milk is still coming. ...Read more

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Should I awake my 19 days old baby boy to breast feed if he overslept 3 hours at day time?

Should I awake my 19 days old baby boy to breast feed if he overslept 3 hours at day time?

Yes: Allowing naps lasting over 2.5 hours during the day leads baby to flip the day night pattern. This results in shallow night sleep & frequent wakings. It is much better to limit day naps to about 2 hours and let sleep for longer periods at night. ...Read more

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My wife was stung by a jelly fish. Can my wife still breast feed our baby after being stung?

My wife was stung by a jelly fish.  Can my wife still breast feed our baby after being stung?

Yes: She can neutralize the jelly fish sting by using plain meat tenderizer (adolph's is a good one) & get quick relief. The superficial protein based toxin will not make into the breast milk. ...Read more

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If you have breast implants, can you still breast feed your baby? Does it make your breasts look weird?

If you have breast implants, can you still breast feed your baby?  Does it make your breasts look weird?

Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec;sns=em
in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants.
There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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