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Breastfeeding Support Pamphlet
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
Asking about black cohosh during breastfeeding?including both:1-safety on breastfed baby? 2-effect on milk production?
Not proven safe: The extraordinarily large doses of the vitamins in this product can result in high blood levels, which in turn can mean excessive levels in breast milk. The caffeine component is also passed through breastmilk. Experts recommend minimizing caffeine use in breastfeeding mothers. Stick to a regular prenatal vitamin and a healthy diet and exericse until your child has weaned. ...Read more
On sports medicine: Most reliable manuals/publications on athletic supplements? Seeking WADA-compliant regime but concerned with weak FDA oversight
You have every right: ...to be skeptical about claims and composition of athletic supplements! The World Anti-Doping Program (WADA) guidelines offer some advice, but speak with your health provider who understands your unique goals and needs before taking questionable products into your body. Ref: https://www.wada-ama.org/en/model-rules-guidelines-and-protocols ...Read more
Taking fenugreek: Supplementing with fenugreek can help but pumping and nursing will help the most. ...Read more
Currently taking labatelol & nefedipine for preeclampsia. Dr.& pharmacy unable to answer. Will the dietary lactation supplement interfere with meds?
Trying to link-up with fittvs namiste yoga website - the omni vision productions (of canada) website. Help?
Try this: I think your problem was misspelling "namaste." i think this is the site you are looking for: http://www.Namaste.Tv/. ...Read more
Please ASK: The best thing you can do for you and your baby if you have nursing problems is to ask for help and support! start with your pediatrician, obgyn, labor nurses and local lactation consultants or laleche league. Many town health departments or wic offices can direct you to resources. Enlist the emotional support of your partner and mother or support person as well. Other breast feeding moms too! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers