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What are some comfortable breastfeeding positions for twins?

What are some comfortable breastfeeding positions for twins?

Please call a lactat: Lactation specailist there should be one associated with yoru hospital where u delivered as that is their area of expertise and they can even come to your house and show u. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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What are the best breastfeeding positions?

What are the best breastfeeding positions?

Any position: Getting yourself comfortable to feed is the first priority in breastfeeding. Any position will do as long as you can provide your baby safely. If she can latch and you're not going to fall over, its the best position. ...Read more

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What is the best position for breastfeeding?

What is the best position for breastfeeding?

Whatever works: Whatever works best for you and baby. Many babies have a favorite position and many even have a favorite side. Do whatever is most successful for you and that individual baby. ...Read more

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Which is the best position of breastfeeding a baby at night?

Which is the best position of breastfeeding a baby at night?

Chair-big comfy one: It is dangerous to take a baby to bed with you. If you both fall asleep, you could roll over onto your child and hurt them. In a chair, it is safe for you both to sleep. ...Read more

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I have bad sciatica pain possibly from carrying my baby and breastfeeding in bad positions. What is the best way to treat sciatica?

I have bad sciatica pain possibly from carrying my baby and breastfeeding in bad positions. What is the best way to treat sciatica?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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My son is 3 weeks old and he has ankyloglossia. What is this?

My son is 3 weeks old and he has ankyloglossia. What is this?

Tongue tie: This is where a fibrous band under the tongue is attached in a way that limits its mobility. For many, it will stretch out over time, for some it can interfere with feeding. A simple procedure called a frenulotomy can often be preformed if indicated to increase the tongue mobility. ...Read more

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What is the surgical procedure involved in tongue-tie ankyloglossia?

What is the surgical procedure involved in tongue-tie ankyloglossia?

Easy overall: Generally, in young babies this is done with a snip in clinic under local anesthetic. In older babies and young children it is done in the operating room with anesthetic gas and a snip, possibly with melting sutures. In teens and adults, it can often be done in clinic with some numbing medicine and a snip. I'd put a few melting stitches as well. You can return to work right after. ...Read more

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What surgeries treat ankyloglossia (tongue tied)?

What surgeries treat ankyloglossia (tongue tied)?

Frenulotomy: The common procedure for tongue tie is called a frenulotomy, which cuts back the fibrous attachment leaving some behind.A frenulectomy would be a more extensive procedure. If done in the newborn period this is rather simple, if older, it often requires more involved assistance/anesthesia. ...Read more

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What surgeries treat ankyloglossia (tongue tied)?

What surgeries treat ankyloglossia (tongue tied)?

Frenulotomy: The common procedure for tongue tie is called a frenulotomy, which cuts back the fibrous attachment leaving some behind.A frenulectomy would be a more extensive procedure. If done in the newborn period this is rather simple, if older, it often requires more involved assistance/anesthesia. ...Read more