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What could be causing my mothers nausea in a nursing home?

What could be causing my mothers nausea in a nursing home?

Lots of things: Nausea is a common but non-specific symptom present in many diseases. Common causes in nursing home patients include medication side-effects, infections (pneumonia, uti, etc), gastritis, ulcers, gallstones, delayed gastric emptying, and heart disease to name a few. ...Read more

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What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

See below: A migraine headache can cause temporary visual impairment. You should be evaluated. It has nothing to do with breast feeding. ...Read more

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24 yrs old. Nursing 13 mo old. Period has not returned, negative pregnancy tests. Pain with intercourse, cramps while nursing, nausea through the day?

24 yrs old. Nursing 13 mo old. Period has not returned, negative pregnancy tests. Pain with intercourse, cramps while nursing, nausea through the day?

Get an exam: Please see a doctor, you probably need a good exam. Painful intercourse is not liekly related to nursing, neitehr is nausea. See a good doctor who can help, perhaps teh one who delivered your baby? ...Read more

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When should nursing mothers expect to get their period?

When should nursing mothers expect to get their period?

1st Menses nursing: Nursing 5-6x's/day for 10 min or more is likely to delay ovulation and menses at least 5-6 mos. This is used in the poorer areas of the world as a contraceptive, and it works fairly well. Since a woman can conceive while nursing before her first menses occurs. It's wise to use barrier contraception while nursing. ...Read more

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Is omega3 good for a nursing mother?

Is omega3 good for a nursing mother?

Omega3: Omega3 is an important nutrient for nursing mothers. Around300 mg per day is required. The omega 3 isimportant in the infants brain development. ...Read more

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During nursing, what the mother should eat?

During nursing, what the mother should eat?

Well rounded diet: Make sure to get enough protein, enough vitamin d and iron containing foods. Most important is enough fluids - about 80-100 ounces a day. Then things to avoid - undercooked meats, caffeine, high sugar or slat containing foods, raw fish/seafood/eggs. Calorie intake should be about 20% higher than before pregnancy. Water, water more water! ...Read more

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What is a healthy diet plan for nursing mothers?

What is a healthy diet plan for nursing mothers?

Same as for others: See my blog for a comprehensive description of what a healthy diet looks like. You can cut and paste this link. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

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What malaria medcine should be given to a nursing mother?

What malaria medcine should be given to a nursing mother?

What kind Malaria?: How ill is she? What has been tried? How critical is that she breastfeed? Can she temporarily pump and dump the milk? The doctor at the scene needs to help you make these very important decisions--too many variables and too many drugs to give an answer in this tiny box. Choices do exist. The only outcome worth having is healthy mom, healthy baby. ...Read more

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Can a nursing mother take a dewormer?

Can a nursing mother take a dewormer?

Diatomaceous earth: Food grade diatomaceous earth is safe to use while breast feeding and is effective for many intestinal worms. Be sure it is labeled food grade as other grades may not be safe to consume. ...Read more

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