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I add formula supplement to breastfeeding my 3 weeks old. Does formula neutralize breastmilk benefits?i have heard so
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Ask: Ask your doctor, pediatrician, or call the 800# on the bottle and ask someone at the company. ...Read more
Fenugreek: has been widely used to increase lactatation and is generally safe and well tolerated. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding is there any type of weight management supplement i can take that don't affect my baby? If not any natural suggestion?
Supplement? No, None: While this has been an area of intense clinical research & development for >3 decades, since low saturated-fat diets were promoted & the obesity epidemic took off; progress very slow & success limited. Victoza & symlin, fda approved for diabetes mellitus (not wt. Loss per-se), non-pregnant/breast feeding, are helpful. Best: cut the carbs, study nusi.Org + video “sugar: the bitter truth” & exercise. ...Read more
This depends on: how old your baby is. Rice cereal is generally started at 4-6 months, so if your baby is younger than that, you can supplement with formula, as opposed to cereal. Please also discuss this with his/her pediatrician; they may also be able to give you some hints on how to increase your breast milk supply. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: You should definitely continue to take iron supplements while breastfeeding. Breast milk has tremendous nutritional and immunologic value for infants, but the iron content may be insufficient as the infant grows. To make sure that both your baby and you have adequate iron for health blood production, you should typically continue your prenatal vitamins while lactating. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There is no contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am losing a lot of hair and would like to know if i can take biotin supplements even though I am breastfeeding? And if so , how much should I take?
35 micrograms: Biotin is Vitamin B7. SO make sure none of your other supplements - Like your Prenatal vitamins (which you should still be taking if you are breastfeeding) - contain B7 (Biotin). The FDA recommends 30 mcg per day, and 35 if Breastfeeding. Post birth hair loss is a common, and benign process. Your hair is most likely to come back without doing anything specific. ...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
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