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Why do my left side breast still big, droops and flat after having a baby and it has a slight pain i dont breast feed i just breast pump.

Why do my left side breast still big, droops and flat after having a baby and it has a slight pain i dont breast feed i just breast pump.

Change in shape: It is normal for your breasts to change in size and shape with and after breastfeeding. The slight pain could be a couple of things. As your milk " lets down" just before the milk begins to flow, you may be aware of a slight ACHE as the muscles around the milk ducts contract to get the milk going. Congratulations for breastfeeding your baby! He will be SO healthy! ...Read more

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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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Jus had a C-section 4days ago and i'm breastfeeding wen can I start usimg the breast pump?

Jus had a C-section 4days ago and i'm breastfeeding wen can I start usimg the breast pump?

Breast pump ok now: There is not a waiting time after delivery to start using a breast pump . At 4 days post ceasarian delivery, you may use the breast pump now. ...Read more

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Im a breastfeeding mom of a 2mo old. Im about 5' & 100lbs. How can I safely consume a few alcoholic beverages w/o harming my baby? I own a breast pump

Im a breastfeeding mom of a 2mo old. Im about 5' & 100lbs. How can I safely consume a few alcoholic beverages w/o harming my baby? I own a breast pump

No need to pump & : Dump per laleche league's the breastfeeding answer book (pp. 597-598) alcohol passes freely into mother's milk & has been found to peak about 30- 60 minutes after consumption, 60-90 minutes when taken with food. Alcohol also freely passes out of a mother's milk and her system. It takes a 120 pound woman ~ 2-3 hours to eliminate from her body the alcohol in one serving of beer or wine. ...Read more

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Why does excessive breast pumping tend to dry up milk? I am breast pump and breast feeding. I am afraid of drying out

Why does excessive breast pumping tend to dry up milk? I am breast pump and breast feeding. I am afraid of drying out

You have to be relax: Stressing yourself out and worrying too much may contribute to drying you up. You can use fenugreek to increase milk production by 900 % per research studies! drink plenty of fluids and get enough sleep 8 hours straight . Good luck .Fyi -pumping helps stimulate milk production not the other way around. ...Read more

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Would a breast pump help make breasts bigger ?

Would a breast pump help make breasts bigger ?

No.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna enlarge my breasts. Is breast pump a safe option?

What to do if i wanna enlarge my breasts. Is breast pump a safe option?

No: Enlarging breasts can be obtained by increasing the fat content via weight gain. There are very few women who would undertake that project willingly, and for that purpose. So, no a breast pump is not the way to go, but a plastic surgeon is. ...Read more

Breast Pump (Definition)

A breast pump is used to pump breast milk. There are manual pumps and electric pumps. Both are effective, but the electric breast ...Read more