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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can young women produce milk without being pregnant?

Possibly: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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Anmum milk for pregnant women, is it necessary?

Generallly no: Please consult your obstetrician for specifics in your case, but I do not recommend it as a routine supplement. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women drink ultrapasturized milk?

Could pregnant women drink ultrapasturized milk?

Yes: Pregnant women are advised to drink only pasteurized milk or fruit/vegetable juices. Ultra pasteurized milk goes through the same process of regular pasteurization, only at a higher temperature for a period of time. ...Read more

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Curious: why would breasts produce milk with certain medication in non-pregnant women and what would this mean?

Curious: why would breasts produce milk with certain medication in non-pregnant women and what would this mean?

It's benign.: Some medications may cause alteration in hormone production or secretion. This may lead to stimulation of milk producing cells or glands in the breast and causes milk production or secretion. This is benign (not pathological) and should not cause any medical problems or harm. It's more of an inconvenience than any serious health problems or issues. ...Read more

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Is almond milk good for pregnant women?

Is almond milk good for pregnant women?

Yes!: Almond milk is very nutritious. It is a good source of protein, vitamins, minerals and omega 3 fatty acids. Pregnant women can drink it liberally. Choose organic if possible. See http://www. Fitday. Com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/almond-milk-what-is-it-and-is-it-good-for-you. Html
it is easy to make your own! See http://everydaypaleo. Com/homemade-almond-milk/. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman have almond milk?

Yes they can: Yes they can and there is no harmful effect. ...Read more

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Is malt and milk good for a pregnant woman?

Yes not harmful: Yes it is not harmful and can be consumed. ...Read more

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Is anmum milk really good for pregnant woman?

Is anmum milk really good for pregnant woman?

Not harmful: You do not need to drink this type of milk if you do not want to but it is not restricted during pregnancy. ...Read more

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My husband want to drink my milk. My baby is 3mnt old. Is it safe to give my milk to my husband. I read that when husband drink milk women get pregnant.

See below.: I have never heard that a man suckling from his wife's breast and ingesting breast milk will elevate her chances of becoming pregnant. I think this must be some sort of myth. ...Read more

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What happened to women that are not pregnant but milk is coming out of their breast?

What happened to women that are not pregnant but milk is coming out of their breast?

They would need to: Be medically evaluated to see if medications, a tumor or a medical condition is causing the lactation. ...Read more

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What makes breast milk to come out from a woman that is not pregnant?

What makes breast milk to come out from a woman that is not pregnant?

Breast milk: If you are not pregnant and are producing milk, please consult your gyn. There are a variety of causes that the gyn will discuss and look for. ...Read more

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What could be the problem when a woman whom is not pregnant, has milk coming out of her breasts.

What could be the problem when a woman whom is not pregnant, has milk coming out of her breasts.

Could be an issue: This may or may not truly be milk. In some cases, discharge may not be worrisome, but in other instances it can signal more serious issues. If it continues, you should see a gyn. ...Read more

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What could cause colostrum/milk production in women under 30 who are not likely pregnant? Period is not yet late. Colostrum produced by both breasts

What could cause colostrum/milk production in women under 30 who are not likely pregnant? Period is not yet late. Colostrum produced by both breasts

Prolactin: Breast milk is made in your breasts in response to a hormone produced in your pituitary called prolactin. Sometimes galactorrhea (milk production in the absence of a pregnancy) can be due to a tumor in the pituitary. Consider seeing a doctor to have your prolactin levels checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

Lactation Start?: There is no definitive time that pre-lactation begins in a pregnancy; some women experience the onset of a unilateral or bilateral clear discharge as early as 13 weeks; others, as late as 32 weeks or beyond. Tho set of lactation is merely a sign that hormone levels that stimulate lactation have reached "operational" levels, and that you are rest to breast feed when the moment arrives! ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take medications or will it affect their breast milk?

Can pregnant women take medications or will it affect their breast milk?

Varies with the med: Some medications will transfer into breast milk and some do not. Whether or not their use is safe during breastfeeding is specific to the medication and or the dose. Discuss anything you need to take with the doc, letting them know your concern. ...Read more

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If a baby suckles a woman who has never been pregnant, will woman eventually start to produce breast milk?

If a baby suckles a woman who has never been pregnant, will woman eventually start to produce breast milk?

Possibly: In the old days "wet nurses" would breast feed another woman's baby for a prolonged period, but most of these wet nurses originally started lactating from their own pregnancies. ...Read more

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Reading up on breastfeeding + read that women w/twin pregnant will have enough milk for 2 babies. Then can I exclusively b/f my twins if that's the case?

Reading up on breastfeeding + read that women w/twin pregnant will have enough milk for 2 babies. Then can I exclusively b/f my twins if that's the case?

Feeding twins: Provided that you adequately support your own body with nutrition, hydration, rest and stress management, you may very well be likely to successfully nurse twins. Frequent weight checks for your infants will reassure you if they are getting enough breast milk for adequate growth. Good luck, and good choice! ...Read more

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At what age is it normal for a woman to start developing breast milk? Or do you have to become pregnant for that to happen?

At what age is it normal for a woman to start developing breast milk? Or do you have to become pregnant for that to happen?

When breasts exist: Milk is formed when there is the proper hormonal stimulus to a breast that has started or is fully mature. It does not form without this stimulus unless there are rare endocrine malfunctions, external hormone ingestion and/or pseudopregnancy. ...Read more

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What can cause a woman to produce droplets of breast milk? I am not pregnant nor have I ever been.

What can cause a woman to produce droplets of breast milk? I am not pregnant nor have I ever been.

Numerous: There are multiple cause of a breast discharge. Most are benign, but some can be very serious. I would make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Can milk produced in the breast of female without getting pregnant or without stimulating the breast or without sexual relationship to other?

Can milk produced in the breast of female without getting pregnant or without stimulating the breast or without sexual relationship to other?

Ordinarily no: Typically, milk let down in the human breast is initiated by oxytocin which is first released at delivery. .. Although more is released each time baby nurses. So, without being pregnant and nursing, it is rare to produce breast milk. Some medications can cause inappropriate breast milk production -- like atypical anti-psychotics. Call your doc if you're lactating, but shouldn't be! ...Read more