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Will breastfeeding help shrink my uterus to its pre-pregnancy size?

Will breastfeeding help shrink my uterus to its pre-pregnancy size?

Yes: Brest feeding is not only going to healp you shrink the uterus, it will tremendously healp your baby to increase immunity, decrease allergies, and healp you decrease chance of breast cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Can I use normal breast pump to enlarge breasts?

Can I use normal breast pump to enlarge breasts?

Won't work: A breast pump is not going to result in breast enlargement. There are special pumps that can result in some increase in the size of the breasts. ...Read more

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If a woman gives birth, will her breasts shrink back to normal size without breast feeding?

If a woman gives birth, will her breasts shrink back to normal size without breast feeding?

Some do, some don't: Most commonly, yes, after pregnancy women's breasts go back to their original size both with and without breastfeeding. Having said that, some women experience that their breasts are smaller after pregnancy, and some women experience breasts that stay larger. Age, weight gain and pre-pregnancy weight can affect this as well. ...Read more

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Does estrogen help breasts get enlarged?

Does estrogen help breasts get enlarged?

Yes and no: If you are talking about pre treatment of a male preparing for a sex change operation, then perhaps yes. Otherwise, you would have to use such large doses on a woman that the side effects would be intolerable and dangerous. ...Read more

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My breast is hard after stopping breast feeding for my 1 year kid what I can do to breast engorgement?

My breast is hard after stopping breast feeding for my 1 year kid what I can do to breast engorgement?

Ice Packs/NSAIDs: If you're not breastfeeding or pumping, it typically takes around 7-10 days after delivery to return to a non-pregnant/non-lactating hormonal level. During that time, you might feel some discomfort if your breasts become engorged with milk. Try applying cool compresses or ice packs, taking NSAIDs like ibuprofen or wearing supportive bra. If really uncomfortable, okay to express a small amount milk ...Read more

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Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

No: Drinking milk is good for you and the baby and most women's breasts usually become larger from the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does taking hormone pills help to enlarge breasts?

Does taking hormone pills help to enlarge breasts?

Wel....: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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Does breast massage help increase breast size?

Does breast massage help increase breast size?

No: That's a myth. Only surgery - with implants or fat grafting - will give any permanent result. ...Read more

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How will fybrocystic breasts effect my breastfeeding abilities?

No.: You may even feel less lumps in your breasts with breastfeeding. Let your doctor know if you run into any problems. ...Read more

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Does having your nipples pierced effect breast feeding ?

Does having your nipples pierced effect breast feeding ?

Breastfeeding: By and large nipple piercing will not interfere with your breastfeeding as long as you remove your jewelry before feeding. Be aware that nipple piercing can sometime lead to blocked milk ducts and infection. ...Read more

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Help can breastify pills increase your breast size?

Help can breastify pills increase your breast size?

Breast Size: Don't be fooled by companies that try to sell you pills or creams to increase breast size. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I grow breast through natural breast augmentation?

You can't: There is no pill or supplement that you can take that will make you "grow" breasts safely. ...Read more

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Currently breast feeding will my breasts remain ugly and deflated looking once I chose to stop breastfeeding ?

Currently breast feeding will my breasts remain ugly and deflated looking once I chose to stop breastfeeding ?

Yes: this ia a small price you would pay for the breast feeding. You get all the benefits of breast feeding including: healthier, smarter, less infections, less risk of cancer, better weight loss for you if you want to get rid of the baby weight. ...Read more

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My daughter is 3 months old and I am exclusively breast feeding. Have had bad uterine cramps but having no period. Is this normal?

My daughter is 3 months old and I am exclusively breast feeding. Have had bad uterine cramps but having no period. Is this normal?

Yes: Exclusive breastfeeding can definitely prevent ovulation and normal menstruation while causing uterine contractions, which can feel like previous menstrual cramps bc small contractions are what causes the "cramp" sensation normally. These are more common earlier after delivery as the enlarged uterus contracts and gets closer to prepregnancy size but can occur randomly with bfing for months. ...Read more

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If a woman gives birth, will her breasts shrink back to normal size without breast feeding?

Some do, some don't: Most commonly, yes, after pregnancy women's breasts go back to their original size both with and without breastfeeding. Having said that, some women experience that their breasts are smaller after pregnancy, and some women experience breasts that stay larger. Age, weight gain and pre-pregnancy weight can affect this as well. ...Read more

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Hi. It has been four months since i gave birth i suffer from hair fall its so horrible.. Wat should I do to stop it ..P.S. ( im breast feeding)?

Hi. It has been four months since i gave birth i suffer from hair fall its so horrible.. Wat should I do to stop it ..P.S. ( im breast feeding)?

Telogen effluvium: After an extreme stress to the body, such as pregnancy and delivery, the hairs go into a resting stage and then about 3 months later the resting hairs fall out. Actually they are pushed out by new growing hairs in the same follicle. Don't worry about it. Your hair will return to its normal fullness over the next 6 months. ...Read more

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What can help with breast feeding pain?

What can help with breast feeding pain?

Several options: This is very common in the first week or two of breastfeeding, as the skin needs to 'toughen up.' A very common cause of nipple pain is an improper latch. Make sure that your baby opens his mouth wide when latching. There are creams with lanolin that soothe sore nipples. Also rubbing expressed breast milk and exposure to air helps. You might also have your doctor check for a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can i take airborne while breast feeding?

Can i take airborne while breast feeding?

Yes: It' components are considered safe. It provides very little that is not contained in the normal prenatal vitamins that are commonly used during breastfeeding. Benefit of use, if any is marginal. ...Read more

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Can i take alka selter while breast feeding ?

Can i take alka selter while breast feeding ?

No: Significant amounts of the three active ingredients do pass through to the breastmilk, so it is not recommended while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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How to keep baby awake when breast feeding her?

How to keep baby awake when breast feeding her?

Nursing: If your baby needs to eat and is sleepy then you can undress to the diaper, and gently tap on the soles of the feet. This will stimulate the baby to suckle. ...Read more

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How i can lose wight while iam breast feeding now?

How i can lose wight while iam breast feeding now?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Are there some foods to avoid during breast feeding?

Are there some foods to avoid during breast feeding?

Look here: http://www.breastfeeding-problems.com/foods-to-avoid-while-breastfeeding.html.

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Do i still need to take pregvit while breast feeding?

Do i still need to take pregvit while breast feeding?

Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are recommended during breast feeding. The breast milk will begin to strip some nutrients from your body (calcium from your bones, etc) & these vitamins assure you will have enough of these specific nutrients available so the baby can get them in adequate amounts & not deplete your body in the process. ...Read more

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Whats best way to gain wieght. Im also breast feeding?

Whats best way to gain wieght.  Im also breast feeding?

To gain weight: Breastfeeding usually takes approx 500 extra calories per day (eg glass of milk and a peanut butter sandwich). Gaining weight requires eating more calories than your body needs to maintain its metabolism. If you are having appetite issues due to depression also seek out help. Here are two helpful websites http://ppdsupportpage.Com/ http://www.Postpartum.Net/. ...Read more

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I am not breast feeding what is the best formula for my baby?

I am not breast feeding what is the best formula for my baby?

See below: They are almost the same. The different manufacturers gave them different names: similac, enfamil, good start. But you know that the breast is the best, right? ...Read more

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Can I take Azo while breast feeding?

Can I take Azo while breast feeding?

AZO…: Is a company that makes a variety of medications for urinary tract infections, yeast, pms, etc. Please specifiy to which product you are referring. ...Read more

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Am breast feeding and losing weight?

Am breast feeding and losing weight?

BF Weight loss: It takes a lot if calories to support breast feeding, at least 300-500kcal extra per day. If you are underweight for you height, perhaps even more calories are necessary. Work with your gyn or lactation consultant to determine adequate calories per day needed. May need to check thyroid and blood sugar to rule out metabolic cause of weight loss. ...Read more

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Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

NOT SAFE: This is a homeopathic med made from the Arnica flower used as a multi-purpose treatment topically, reported to have antibiotic properties, also taken by mouth. Be aware these types of products typically contain unreliable amounts of stated ingredient & have an unproven safety/effectiveness profile. Arnica is NOT safe in pregnancy or breastfeeding. See your doctor for safe treatment if you are ill. ...Read more

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Is Azo medication safe for breast feeding?

According to : Drugs.Com no recommendations can be made on the use of large quantities of cranberry products during breastfeeding.". ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more