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I had my baby 8 weeks ago. I'm not breast feeding & had post partum bleeding for 3 weeks. When could i expect my period?

I had my baby 8 weeks ago. I'm not breast feeding & had post partum bleeding for 3 weeks. When could i expect my period?

Depends: Depends on how fast you heal . If you are not anemic and pretty healthy , you may see a period within the month. If you are taking birth control, depending upon what it is, this may affect your cycle. Check with you provider for this discussion. ...Read more

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I have a painful breast lump, 6 weeks post partum. What could cause this?

I have a painful breast lump, 6 weeks post partum. What could cause this?

Infection: You could be experiencing mastitis, which is an infection due to clogging of the milk duct. You should alert your gyn and get a complete breast exam. You may need an ultrasound. Do not delay in contacting your doctors. ...Read more

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My cervix is low, 5 months post partum and breast feeding although my periods have returned. It's uncomfortable for over a week. Normal pap done recen?

My cervix is low, 5 months post partum and breast feeding although my periods have returned. It's uncomfortable for over a week. Normal pap done recen?

Pelvic relaxation: After having children, the ligaments that support the uterus (and cervix along with it) can be less strong than before, and for some women their pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, etc) can 'fall' (or prolapse). The fact that your delivery was relatively recent (and the fact that you are still breastfeeding), means you may get some improvement in this 'stretching' over time. It doesn't sound worris. ...Read more

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I have a temp of 99.3 I'm 6 weeks post-partum & breast feeding. My labor was 17.5 hours long & ended w/an emergency Csection bc my bp spiked & I had the strep b virus. Is this a normal temp?

I have a temp of 99.3 I'm 6 weeks post-partum & breast feeding. My labor was 17.5 hours long & ended w/an emergency Csection bc my bp spiked & I had the strep b virus. Is this a normal temp?

Body Temperature: varies during the day. An afternoon oral temperature > 99.9 degrees F is generally considered a fever. If you feel chilly, achy, or fatigued beyond new parenthood, call your OB. Group B Strep bacteria usually cause no symptoms in healthy, young adults. Antibiotics are given intravenously during labor to prevent early- or late-onset GBS infection in the newborn-3 month period. ...Read more

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Are more male babies than female babies breast fed?

Are more male babies than female babies breast fed?

Equal: Breast feeding is determined by the mother not the gender of the child.The process is equally distributed throughout the us. ...Read more

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Could babies or children have breast cancer?

Could babies or children have breast cancer?

Pretty unlikely: I can't say the risk is 0, but i've never seen a true breast cancer in children or babies. I've had a 17 yo with breast cancer - probably the youngest i've seen. Really children and babies don't have breast tissue until they hit puberty, so there should be minimal risk. Higher risk of other types of cancers (but not in the breast for that age range). ...Read more

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What effects has THC on breast feeding babies if mother consumes?

What effects has THC on breast feeding babies if mother consumes?

THC: Thc can impair a mother's judgment and child care abilities. There is concern that marijuana may have effect on neurotransmitters and nervous system development of the infant. For a more complete answer please refer to lactmed- from the us national institutes of health. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~sgjkqy:1. ...Read more

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