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Breastfeeding And Chronic Body Odor
I'm not pregnant, breastfeeding, last 2 days my nipple & bra have smelt of body odour? I shower everyday so it can't be body odour, should I be worried?
Milk leaking: It could be the smell of your milk leaking out onto your bra. ...Read more
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
Ever since I have haf my daughter I notice I have had discharge and a odor in my lady parts. I have lots of cramping no periods. I am using the implant rod and breastfeeding. I know its not BV or yeast infection. But I worry if all the gaze was taking out
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
I took a small amount of alcohol. How long do I have to wait for the alcohol to leave my body so that i can resume breastfeeding?
Go ahead and feed: Small amounts of alcohol taken sporadically, like half a glass of wine or sips of a mixed drink hive minor effect.You can feed immediately. For a night of several, i would pump and dump as this has made it into the milk.Four hours later the level has dropped enough to resume. Over time alcohol exposure can decrease the milk promoting hormone and lead to decreasing production. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer