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Difference Between Breastfeeding Jaundice And Breast Milk Jaundice
Same thing: Names and terms are often confusing.These are two terms used for the same condition. ...Read more
Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more
How long does breast milk jaundice last in newborn babies, my baby is 1 month old she is active feeds well but still have yellowish face?
My daughter is only 24 days, her face always look yellow, we went to hospital nearby, doctor said it is the breast milk jaundice, how to deal with ?
Newborn jaundice : No breast milk does not prevent newborn jaundice which will happen to most of newborn. Usually breast feeding newborns may have more jaundice than formula feeding babies. Because breast milk is the best nutrition for infants it is recommended that babies fed with breast milk. Neonatal jaundice should be followed closely and treated with photo therapy (bili light) if needed. ...Read more
Several options: You can start to wean your baby by offering 1-2 bottle feedings a day, gradually increasing the bottle feedings as he weans away from the breast. If you need to stop suddenly, you may have more fullness for a few days, but it will decrease when there is not the stimulation of nursing. If you wish, you can still breast feed in the evening and other times, while giving the bottle when you work. ...Read more
I'm diabetic & breastfeeding & supplementing as well but i'm not producing enough breast milk & wondering that how much breast milk is enough 4my baby?
The best way to tell: Is to do weekly weight checks at your pediatrician's office to determine if your baby is gaining 2/3rds of an ounce to 1 oz./day (if. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding and have an oversupply of breast milk. I heard sage tea helps decrease breast milk. Is this true?
This is not...: ...A bad problem to have. Most lactation problems i've seen involve an insufficient supply. What i would recommend is that you pump off the excess and freeze it. Breast milk keeps for up to 6mos frozen. That way if you are unable to feed for a while, for whatever reason, you have a supply. I don't recommend doing anything to lessen your milk supply until you are ready to stop nursing. ...Read more
What foods help produce more breast milk for breastfeeding or is there any vitamins that help produce more breast milk?
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