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Breastfeeding How Long On Each Breast
Yes: Depends on how fast your baby sucks and how fast your let down is. Some babies will suck and finish a breast in 10 min, others will take 20. It is not necessary to feed on both sides. As your supply increases you may only need to feed one side for each feeding, just make sure you alternate each time to keep up your supply on both breasts. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
15-20 minutes: It will vary by mom and by infant and what works best for you. But in general, i recommend that my patients breast feed for 20 minutes on the first side (to really get into the hind milk which is rich in fat) and then 5-15 minutes on the other side to relieve so of the gorging. A total feeding of 30-40 minutes is pretty average. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-3 days generally: You can use cabbage leaves on your breasts to help reduce the pain. ...Read more
Docycycline: The drug is excreated rapidly from breat milk. ...Read more
Don't be in a hurry!: The simplest, most natural way to wean is when your child initiates the process, usually around when solids are started. But if you're ready and they're not, try slowly tapering the number of nursing sessions every two or three days by replacing a nursing session with an alternative meal from a bottle/sippy cup/other foods (if ready). With luck, she'll be too busy with new experiences to notice! ...Read more
How long should i pump both breast after 6 hours of working so that milk will not decrease? (Baby is almost 3 months, drinks 4-5 ounces each feeding)
Long enough 2 'empty: hard to give a firm time. pump enough to get enough milk, and so that you can tell your breasts "feel less full". The more time your breast spend feeling engorged, the more signals that sends to your body to decrease milk production. It would be ideal if you could pump every 3-4 hours, that should help maintain your supply better than going 6 hours. ...Read more
Visit provider: Usually once you stop breastfeeding milk production will slow and eventually stop on its own without the stimulation of the infant. If certain hormones are elevated it could cause continued production. You can also have part of a duct system that did not completely empty and get intermittent release from there that is not due to continued production. An exam and labs will provide more info. ...Read more
BREASTFEEDING: Associated with spoting and cramping can be a gyne problem. Please consult one. ...Read more
I gave birth to my son 12 days ago, how long will it take for the breast milk to dry up? I'm not breast feeding.
Breast milk: It varies person to person. Some things that you can do to speed things along: Wear a tight fitting bra 24hours a day/7 days a week. Best option is a sports bra. Do not express ANY milk as you will simply make more, Ice to your breasts when sore, avoid stimulation of breast tissue. ...Read more
About one year: After a baby is 12 months of age, and is eating a variety of baby foods, he can be weaned off formula and start whole cow milk. The weaning can be gradual over a week, in which more and more cow milk is mixed into the liquid formula each day. By the end of the week, the baby's drink will be mostly or all cow milk. Or one can wean suddenly, by making the formula disappear and just offering milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Lactation stop: One can dry up within a week. Applying. Cold compresses to breasts can help. ...Read more
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