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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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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Yes: Prior breast cancer does not Prohibit a woman from breastfeeding, however, the affected breast may not prodice much milk if treated by radiation therapy. Furthermore, any medication that you are taking, including chemotherapy, may be transmitted in the breast milk and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can women with invasive lobular carcinoma breast feed their babies?

Can women with invasive lobular carcinoma breast feed their babies?

Yes: As long as you are not receiving chemotherapy, you may breastfeed after breast cancer treatment. If your cancer was treated by radiation therapy, it is likely that you will not produce much milk, if any, from the treated breast. ...Read more

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Can women breast feed after having a mammaplasty(breast reduction) done?

Can women breast feed after having a mammaplasty(breast reduction) done?

Some can: 2 issues here: quality and quantity. Many women lose the ability to breast feed completely after breast reduction surgery. Some are able to produce breast milk but not in sufficient quantities. Others are able to produce sufficient amounts of milk but the quality is different compared to before. Bottom line: you must accept the risk of not being able to breast feed after breast reduction surgery. ...Read more

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Can women who have breast implants get breast screening?

Can women who have breast implants get breast screening?

Yes, but...: Women with implants can have mammograms, but they are often less helpful because the implants obstruct some of the breast tissue we need to see. Depending on the size of the implants and the patient's risk for breast cancer, a breast MRI might be ordered to view all the breast tissue more thoroughly. ...Read more

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Breast milk supply worry?

Breast milk supply worry?

Not sure: What you are asking. If you are having a breast milk supply worry look for a lactation consultant in your area. Mothers milk tea also can increase supply as can chinese medicine. Find an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner in your area. ...Read more

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How come women with breast implants can't breastfeed?

How come women with breast implants can't breastfeed?

No reason not to try: Some women with or without breast implants are not able to produce enough milk to exclusively breast feed. Women with breast implants can try breast feeding; the surgery may or may not change their ability to produce enough milk, so i advise all my patients that they may have to supplement. There is no scientific evidence to my knowledge that women with implants should not breastfeed. ...Read more

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Is breast feeding heatlhy?

Is breast feeding heatlhy?

Yes: Breast milk is the one material specifically designed for babies that is readily available, requires no refrigeration or mechanical assistance in use & will not trigger an allergic reaction. Many aboriginal populations that totally breast feed for the first 2 yrs have better muscle/bone indexes than american kids over the same period. ...Read more

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Can cancer cells be transmitted through breast milk while breast feeding?

No: There are no proven instances of a mother transmitting cancer to her baby through breast feeding, even if she has breast cancer. Though breast feeding would not be advisable in someone with breast cancer. ...Read more

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With multiples how?Can a woman breast feed?

Demand: Supply and Demand - the stimulation of the breast feeding signals the body how much milk to make. There are two breasts so many twin moms will feed with one on each side. Triplets take some juggling but can be done. Mom needs to drink lots of water, stay on prenatal vitamins, and relax. Stress and fatigue can reduce milk flow. See a lactation specialist. ...Read more

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Can nipple piercings affect breast feeding?

Can nipple piercings affect breast feeding?

Possibly: If the piercing hits into the ducts, milk flow could be affected. Production should not be a problem, but you may be more prone to mastitis and/or have some minor problems with let down of the milk. That being said, I have known many women to breast feed without any problems who had history of nipple piercing, so I wouldn't rule it out just based on that. ...Read more

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Will breast implants affect breastfeeding?

Will breast implants affect breastfeeding?

No: Women with breast implants are encouraged to breast feed just as any other woman and most do so without a problem. Some women may experience difficulty with breast feeding for various other reasons. Although typically breast gland function is minimally affected by implant surgery, there can occasionally be scarring which may lead to added difficulty with breast feeding. ...Read more

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Can women menstruate after 6 months of breast feeding?

Nursing and menses: Yes, you can start menstruating again if you're nursing your baby at 6 months of age. It is variable however depending on how much the baby is nursing, and other factors. ...Read more

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Are more male babies than female babies breast fed?

Are more male babies than female babies breast fed?

Equal: Breast feeding is determined by the mother not the gender of the child.The process is equally distributed throughout the us. ...Read more

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Can women be breastfeeding mothers when they have breast implants?

You can try: Some women with or without breast implants are not able to produce enough milk to exclusively breast feed. Women with breast implants can try breast feeding; the surgery may or may not change their ability to produce enough milk, so i advise all my patients that they may have to supplement. There is no scientific evidence to my knowledge that women with implants should not breastfeed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Not breastfeeding: Risperidone is a strong medication for use in women with psychiatric illness. It can be used in pregnancy with your doctor's supervision. Some infants will show signs of withdrawl after birth, but the benefits may be better than the risks of stopping. Risperidone will pass into breast milk and a woman should use formula instead. ...Read more

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Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Yes, perfectly safe: Thiamine, also known as vitamin b1, is perfectly safe to take during pregnancy and when nursing and is essential for the health of you and your baby. Thiamine is used by our mitochondria to produce energy and is necessary for our brains to function. It is also an antioxidant. For more info see http://www.Vitamin-mineral-info.Com/vitamin-b1-thiamin.Php. ...Read more

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Can breast feeding women take yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Probably : Hormonal birth control might affect milk supply, so it's best to use a non-hormone method, like a copper iud. Birth control that doesn't have estrogen, like Nexplanon implants or the mini pill, is probably better than a regular pill like yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If you start on birth control with hormones, keep track of how much milk you are making, and consider another method if it decreases. ...Read more

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Dr.I take centrum advance multivitamin tablet is written on this product is not suitable for pregnant/breast feeding women, am not pregnant is it ok?

Yes: This company makes a similar product with several formulations meant to target specific populations.They have a formulation under a similar name that is designed for pregnancy/breastfeeding and want you to use that one in that situation.Some people get confused about vitamins and this note is not an indication that the vitamin is not helpful. ...Read more

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How many years can a women breast feed one child?

How many years can a women breast feed one child?

No real limit.: There is no medical limitation; practical difficulties and traditional practices have more to do with cessation than any possibility of harm. ...Read more

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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 women breast feed after having a mammaplasty(breast reduction) done?

Some can: 2 issues here: quality and quantity. Many women lose the ability to breast feed completely after breast reduction surgery. Some are able to produce breast milk but not in sufficient quantities. Others are able to produce sufficient amounts of milk but the quality is different compared to before. Bottom line: you must accept the risk of not being able to breast feed after breast reduction surgery. ...Read more

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How long can a woman breast-feed for?

How long can a woman breast-feed for?

Depends: Most peopel breast feed for about 6- 12 months, I have seen some women breast feed for up to 4 years you should discuss this with your your baby's pediatrician for that doc's rec. ...Read more

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With multiples how?Can a woman breast feed?

Demand: Supply and Demand - the stimulation of the breast feeding signals the body how much milk to make. There are two breasts so many twin moms will feed with one on each side. Triplets take some juggling but can be done. Mom needs to drink lots of water, stay on prenatal vitamins, and relax. Stress and fatigue can reduce milk flow. See a lactation specialist. ...Read more

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A woman should breast feed a child to what age?

A woman should breast feed a child to what age?

Depends: The american academy of pediatrics recommends to 1 year of age. However, she should nurse as long as she feels comfortable. ...Read more

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How much time should a woman breast feed a baby?

How much time should a woman breast feed a baby?

? time: I'm unclear what you mean by "time". Do you mean minutes per feeding? Then you are talking about 10-15 minutes per breast for nutrition with any extra time being comfort suckling. If you mean to what age, we would like to see you nurse until baby's first birthday, but every day you do nurse is an extra day of optimal nutrition. Hope this helps... ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many kids can a woman breast feed?

As many as she can: As many as she can handle. As long as she is producing enough milk and can tolerate the feeding. ...Read more

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A woman taking meds for mdd, can still breast feed her baby?

A woman taking meds for mdd, can still breast feed her baby?

Most of them, yes: Most of the anti-depressants used for mdd are perfectly fine to take while you are breast feeding. There are a very few exceptions of rare ones used, so i would run it by your doc or a lactation consultant for a specific med. One thing i would let you know, thoug, is some of them may slightly dry up your milk if you are not drinking enough fluids, so really push your intake of water every day! ...Read more

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What happens if a women doesn't breast feed will it hurt them will it cause problems?

What happens if a women doesn't breast feed will it hurt them will it cause problems?

Breastfeeding: Definitely a personal choice. Breastfeeding is by far the best way to feed your newborn. It also provides benefits to you and bonding. Is it bad not to breastfeed? No. Are there bad things that will happen? No. Is it better to breastfeed? Yes. But, it has to be your choice and your commitment. ...Read more

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How can I get a female breast & can I breast feed a baby?

How can I get a female breast & can I breast feed a baby?

Lactation: Lactation is a complex process requiring specific anatomy and hormonal fluctuations. This is very difficult to reproduce ...Read more

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Why did the number of american women who chose to breast feed their babies drop so dramaticly after wwii?

Combination : I would think that it was because there were more women going to work outside the home, as well as the improved availability of infant formulas. Breast milk is still the best nutrition for babies. ...Read more

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Can a women having high serum creatinine level breast feed ?

Can a women 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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Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Yes: Prior breast cancer does not Prohibit a woman from breastfeeding, however, the affected breast may not prodice much milk if treated by radiation therapy. Furthermore, any medication that you are taking, including chemotherapy, may be transmitted in the breast milk and should be avoided. ...Read more

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