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Breastfeeding Kidney Health
17 months baby,eating 3 cups of yoghurt daily 100 gm each,also breastfeeding,too much proteins affects kidney?
Says who?: Not in this case, unless your baby, GOD forbids, has renal failure, wish you both wellness ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Can a kidney infection cause me to lose production of milk? Also, can it cause lose of appetite? (Currently breastfeeding)
I have severe pain in right side kidney. Can't even turn sides at night. Breastfeeding and taking Synthroid (thyroxine) and cytomil.
I have kidney stones and noticed blood when I use the restroom. Not sure if i started my menstrual cycle im breastfeeding and havent gotten my cycle. ?
I get really dizzy and fatigued after I breast feed and my ribs start to hurt where my kidneys are.. I eat healthy and she's 9 weeks ..advice please?
I have 1 kidney and i'm breastfeeding. Is it safe to drink decaf green tea w/lemon and honey for a sore throat? Also, any other relief?
Go for it: I don't know any reason not to consume this beverage. It sounds interesting. ...Read more
I had an IUD placed about a month ago and have been having lower back pains. I am currently breastfeeding. Is this a normal side effect?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that the pain is due to the iud. See you doctor to verify correct placement. ...Read more
I've applied Icy Hot to my lower back; is it safe to use while breastfeeding my 10-week old and if not, when do I need to "pump and dump" it out?
Yes: General rule= anything OTC you apply to your skin like lotions/ointments/etc. are not absorbed in a quantity that would enter the blood and affect the breast milk. The only exception would prescription medicinal patched with transfer agents that are designed to carry meds through the skin (nicoderm/BC patches). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm exclusively breastfeeding my three-month-old. I pulled my lower back this week. How much is the safest maximum dose of ibuprofen I can take for it?
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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