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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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 wife is breast feeding. She complains of an internal itch or biting sensation in her breasts?

My wife is breast feeding. She complains of an internal itch or biting sensation in her breasts?

Might be mastitis: This might be an early sign of a breast infection called mastitis. A lactation consultant can help your wife with breastfeeding concerns. If the itching continues or she has pain or swelling of her breasts, she should be seen by a physician has breastfeeding management knowledge. Many things can be done to relieve symptoms and continue breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to get tattooed when you're still breast feeding?

Can it be no problem to get tattooed when you're still breast feeding?

No medical contraind: There is no medical contraondication for having tatto as long it is done by sterile technique. ...Read more

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Breast-feeding problem, please help. Who do I ask?

Breast-feeding problem, please help. Who do I ask?

Lactation consultant: Lactation consultants are available in most areas and are specially trained to help with breast feeding problems. They can sometimes help over the phone, or may need an appointment to see you and the baby. Your obstetrician or pediatrician should be able to recommend one. ...Read more

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Please read! do you have any lactation consultants here for a breast feeding problem?

Please read! do you have any lactation consultants here for a breast feeding problem?

Depends: Most large hospitals have them and you can call around. Also, doula's are trained in this. ...Read more

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If im having problems with my husband that is causing me to b angry and crying and stressed all the time....Could that affect my breast feeding of my 4 months old baby?

If im having problems with my husband that is causing me to b angry and crying and stressed all the time....Could that affect my breast feeding of my 4 months old baby?

U may be having PPD!: U seems u r having what we call PPD , 10-20 percent of women cn get affected with it. I advise u to see a. Mental health professional for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm breast feeding my problem with that is that she dosnt seem to get full with the breast milk I make, so that's when I try formula, but the thing is that I get confused on how many oz she's actually eating. How do I no when she's full and i'm not over

I'm breast feeding my problem with that is that she dosnt seem to get full with the breast milk I make, so that's when I try  formula, but the thing is that I get confused on how many oz she's actually eating. How do I no when she's full and i'm not over

Not the way to go: Your breasts and body are programmed to produce the proper amount of milk. If you supplement your baby with formula, she will not suckle as long with you and you will, as a consequence, produce less milk. There is a very intricate mechanism in your body to regulate the proper amount of milk production. Please discuss this with your pediatrician for reinforcement of this issue and for reassurance. ...Read more

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How can long term breast feeding increase heart problems for the baby?

It doesn't...: Breastfeeding is great for babies in every way for babies...It would not increase the chances for heart problems in a baby. The only exception would be if the mother is taking a dangerous medication that could be transferred in the mother's milk. Ask the person who prescribed the medication or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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I have a swollen occipital lymph node && I am breast feeding, should I stop until whatever my problem is, is under control?

I have a swollen occipital lymph node && I am breast feeding, should I stop until whatever my problem is, is under control?

Breastfeeding and ad: Having a swollen node in the occipital area, lymphadenitis is not a contra-indication to breastfeeding. If you have other symptoms that indicates a severe infection, or you are placed on an antibiotic that is unsafe for the baby and you have consulted with your physician, you may want to pump and dump. You should resume breastfeeding asap, meaning as soon as you feel better. ...Read more

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My 8 week old has a rash on her forehead but she's in good form and still breast feeding with no problem. She also sleeps ok.

My 8 week old has a rash on her forehead but she's in good form and still breast feeding with no problem. She also sleeps ok.

?Neonatal acne: It is possible that your child has neonatal acne. It can be present at birth but can be see during the first couple months of life. It almost always requires no treatment and resolves on its own. However, without being able to see your child i can only make an educated guess. Perhaps you should also have your gp or pediatrician have a look to be sure. Good luck and congratulations. ...Read more