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Can Men Be Able To Breastfeed
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
Buy it... :-)): Well, a normal man cannot make milk to adequately feed a baby. Biologically a man does not have the type of breast tissues and appropriate hormones to make milk. Even taking hormones won't do the job! nor it is recommended. The easiest is buy the formula! or the mother can pump and the man can use that milk to feed the baby via bottle.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby's immune system: Breast feeding helps the baby's immune system by sharing the mother's antibodies. It also helps with bonding. If you have a hard time with breast feeding, can't do it, or don't want to breast feed do not feel guilty. The baby will still be fine and you will still bond. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom and baby: Breastfeeding is a natural physiologic process that happens after pregnancy. Not only does the breastfeeding have tremendous benefits for baby in terms of immunity, digestion, metabolism, prevention of diseases of infancy and later, but it also helps moms recover from pregnancy , heps prevent osteoporosis, helps prevent breast cancer, and many other benefits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Up to 24 months: In the United States, a normal healthy baby who is growing well, will not see much added medical benefit from breastfeeding beyond age 1 year, compared to if he were to stop breastfeeding and just eat a variety of solid foods and drink milk or formula. The antibodies, white blood cells, iron, and miscellaneous chemicals in the milk are unlikely to make a visible difference in the toddler. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast feeding: Make sure baby is positioned right, latching correctly. If the baby still refuses to feed make sure that your nipples are not inverted as it may require a nipple shield. Some infants are tongue-tied and have difficulty latching and sucking. It is poosible that your baby's temperament is such that he/she refuses to be too closely held and needs to be calm before latching on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A mother and her bab: Should breastfeed for as long as they wish to breastfeed. The american academy of pediatrics currently (2005) recommends: "pediatricians and parents should be aware that exclusive breastfeeding is sufficient to support optimal growth and development for approximately the first 6 months of life and provides continuing protection against diarrhea and respiratory tract infection.At least one year. ...Read more
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