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Can Warm Water Help Soothe Your Nipples For Breastfeeding
Yes: Try lanolin! it is natural and safe for your breast feeding baby. It works well for healing cracked nipples (and it also works well for sucking blisters on your baby's mouth as well!) some moms also like aquaphor- which is a vasoline like ointment that is safe to use as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Lots of ways: Keep your bra off after breastfeeding: let them air dry completely. Don't use a breast pad unless absolutely necessary: the pad traps moisture (leaked milk) like a sweat sock, and can lead to yeast infections and cracked nipples. Apply lanolin to the nipples after they are dry. Change the baby's position when feeding: too much pressure from sucking on the same spot can cause sore nipples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2months child is constipated for 5dayz now,she is crying like ther is a pain on her abdomen,I breastfeed her,I tried to gave her warm water,plshelp?
Breastfeeding: Your baby is not constipated. Breastfed babies can have a stool with each feeding , go once a day, or sometimes don't go for as long as a week.. If your baby is having difficulty you can give her a bottle of baby prune juice or insert a glycerine suppository in her rectum. ...Read more
6 month old bb, breastfeed, don't want to drink water, urate cristals, protein, mucus in urine, live in warm country(temp of 97) bb sweats a lot?
Ur child needs: To follow up with his pediatrician. His symptoms are most likely related to dehydration. U have to be creative and find a way so ur child will come to like drinking agua. Ask his dr about his kidney function, uric acid level etc. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/dehydration-in-children-treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am only breast feeding my baby , when I use the breast pump do I have to sterilize it after each time or just wash it with soap and water?Knowing that I pump my milk 7 times a day in order to decrease the flow from my nipple to help the baby eat without
My wife is on exclusive-breastfeeding for our 5month old 9.1kg baby boy. Her nipples have become so sore and painful to breastfeed. What can we do? S
Breast shields: Try using some breast shields and mom should try massaging her breasts with lanolin. ...Read more
It's embryology: All humans start off as essentially female in the womb no matter what your chromosome arrangement is. After several weeks, if you have a Y chromosome, testosterone kicks in and it changes the chemistry in the genitals and the brain. But the nipples are already there...so they stay. ...Read more
Depends on which one: Hydrochlorothiazide, triamterene, & Amiloride do not cause birth defects per some studies. Older studies raised concerns that thiazide diuretics might cause thrombocytopenia, but subsequent studies have shown that there is no decrease in platelets. Altho diuretics do affect the plasma volume expansion of normal pregnancy, this has not been correlated with a negative effect on fetal growth. [nih]. ...Read more
Unlikely...: There's lots of blood flow to nipples, so they should be able to heal. A dermatologist may be able to help prescribe a treatment that will held the traumatized area to recover. ...Read more
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