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Doctor insights on: Carrot Juice While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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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Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

In general: Recommend avoiding unnecessary medication and herbals when breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can I drink slimming tea while breastfeeding.?

Can I drink slimming tea while breastfeeding.?

Depends: Honestly there are tons of slimming drinks out there. I'm sure some of the herbal stimulants in some of those products probably get into the breast milk and therefore may not be safe to drink while breastfeeding. Because of the lack of studies, you're best off using diet and exercise of slimming teas. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink acai juice while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink acai juice while breastfeeding?

Yes: Any fruit juice is usually fine, in small amounts, as part of a balanced diet. Fruit juice is not necessary and has lots of sugar (and is usually acidic). It is better to eat the fruit, because one tends to get fewer calories eating fruit than drinking the juice. ...Read more

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Should I be drinking orange juice while nursing?

Should I be drinking orange juice while nursing?

Yes: A woman can drink orange juice while nursing, if she was fine drinking orange juice in the past. There is not a reason for her to avoid orange juice, unless she starts to have reactions to it. If she thinks the baby is getting a reaction after each time she (the mom) drinks orange juice, then the mom should talk with the pediatrician about it. ...Read more

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Lemon juice on breast while pregnant?

Lemon juice on breast while pregnant?

Why?: It would be safe to do this, but I am not sure what it would be an effective remedy for. Sorry I cannot be more helpful, maybe someone else will have a better idea. ...Read more

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Can i drink lipton greentea while breastfeeding?

Can i drink lipton greentea while breastfeeding?

Limit intake: Yes, but limit your intake to 3-4 cups because of the caffeine in the tea. ...Read more

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Can you drink prune juice while taking warfarin?

Can you drink prune juice while taking warfarin?

Yes: Prune juice and warfarin taken together have not been shown to have any harmful effects. The two may be safely taken together. ...Read more

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Can I drink chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Can I drink chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Yes, they are safe: during pregnancy and breastfeeding. God Bless u! http://www.livestrong.com/article/486314-can-pregnant-women-eat-chia-seeds/ ...Read more

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Is green tea and acai berry supplements safe to consume while breastfeeding?

Is green tea and acai berry supplements safe to consume while breastfeeding?

Yes, to a limit.: Both active ingredients are secreted in breast milk. Too much will affect behavior and no long term studies have been published. Both are promoted as weight loss agents. Breast feeding alone is better than these nutritional supplements. Why not wait! ...Read more

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Can I drink herbal teas while breastfeeding?

Can I drink herbal teas while breastfeeding?

Yes: Drinking herbal teas is ok for a breastfeeding mom . . . But mom should be safe by drinking the types of teas that have been drunk for many generations, by buying from a reputable manufacturer, and by drinking a variety of teas (so not to get too much of one herb's chemicals). Remember that herbs are not strictly regulated, so there may be a little or a lot of herb in teabags of different brands. ...Read more

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Can I drink cow's milk while breastfeeding?

Can I drink cow's milk while breastfeeding?

Yes: While it is generally safe, there are a few uncommon allergic reactions that babies can have to dairy products in the maternal diet. Evaluating your baby's overall level of fussiness after breast-feeding may give you a clue if they're tolerating it well, and blood in your baby's stool is a red flag to stop all dairy products. ...Read more

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I suffer from gout and am breastfeeding can I take cherry juice?

I suffer from gout and am breastfeeding can I take cherry juice?

Yes: Eating cherries will have no ill effects on your baby, though excessive consumption may cause a slight loosening of the stools. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink acai juice while breastfeeding?

Yes: Any fruit juice is usually fine, in small amounts, as part of a balanced diet. Fruit juice is not necessary and has lots of sugar (and is usually acidic). It is better to eat the fruit, because one tends to get fewer calories eating fruit than drinking the juice. ...Read more

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Could my UTI of 2 weeks not go away because I'm breastfeeding? My uti never last this long. Not taking any meds. Drinking plenty water & cranbr juice.

Maybe/not: We know now that cranberry juice does have chemical agents which interfere with the ability of e.coli to thrive in the bladder. We also know that not all burning during urination is due to a UTI. The fact is you may or may not have or have had a UTI and the symptoms may persist because you are not treating it.Proper evaluation & exclusion of this or other possibilities would be a wise choice. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

In general: Recommend avoiding unnecessary medication and herbals when breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink wheatgrass while breastfeeding my 6 month old? Is there anything to stay away from while juicing and breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink wheatgrass while breastfeeding my 6 month old? Is there anything to stay away from while juicing and breastfeeding?

No wheatgrass: wheatgrass is not recommended to take while breastfeeding. Because wheatgrass is raw, there is the risk of bacterial or fungal contamination which can possibly pose a risk to a baby breastfeeding. Stick to fresh fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink prune juice for constipation while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink prune juice for constipation while breastfeeding?

Constipation : Bottoms up. No problem with drinking prune juice. Fiber comes in many foods. You can have variety and still do your work! Lots of plain water works well too. ...Read more

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Can a breastfeeding mother do a juice cleanse? Fresh juiced fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Can a breastfeeding mother do a juice cleanse? Fresh juiced fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Sure.: It doesn't sound like it would have adequate calories for the woman, but should be fairly nutrient dense (watch out for too much sugar), but not harmful to the baby. Sometimes babies can be affected by the foods their mothers eat (i.E: get constipated babies if moms eat broccoli, or drink milk). ...Read more

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I've been having a UTI for 2 weeks now. Am drinking water, cranberry juice, eating right and still have it. Currently breastfeeding. Any relation?

UTI: You didn't mention if you were taking any antibiotics for your UTI. No connection between UTI and breastfeeding. Followup with your doctor as you are still having UTI symptoms. There are antibiotics that are safe with breastfeeding. ...Read more

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I drank cup of aloe vera juice(13% juice)and breastfed baby after an hour.30minutes after breastfeeding he is fine.it means juice didnt affect him?

I drank cup of aloe vera juice(13% juice)and breastfed baby after an hour.30minutes after breastfeeding he is fine.it means juice didnt affect him?

May be too soon,: Aloe vera juice is present in breast milk and can cause vomiting or diarrhea in the baby. There is no online source that states how much is a problem or how soon or how long the effect lasts. Consider calling poison control and asking those experts, who have access to more specific information. Never take any supplement or over the counter medicine or any medicine or drug not approved by your doc ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and my 4 month old baby boy hasn't had a stool movement in 2 days. Should i worry? What should I do? I've tried prune juice to help.

Breastfeeding and my 4 month old baby boy hasn't had a stool movement in 2 days. Should i worry? What should I do? I've tried prune juice to help.

Breast or formula ?: Breast fed infants can go a little every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If it is soft when they go i don't worry about it. Formula fed babies usually have a more predictable pattern of daily stools. If stools are getting hard, i often try full strength prune juice, 1oz once or more/d.Takes about 3d to get things moving. ...Read more

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Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Not really : Juices concentrate sugar. However vegetable juices are generally lower sugar than fruit juices. Much better from a healthy diet point of view to be eating the unprocessed forms of vegetables ...Read more

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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more