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How can long term breast feeding increase heart problems for the baby?

How can  long term breast feeding increase heart problems for the baby?

It doesn't...: Breastfeeding is great for babies in every way for babies...It would not increase the chances for heart problems in a baby. The only exception would be if the mother is taking a dangerous medication that could be transferred in the mother's milk. Ask the person who prescribed the medication or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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When breastfeeding, will the baby not feeding off one breast cause problems? 7 weeks old.

When breastfeeding, will the baby not feeding off one breast cause problems? 7 weeks old.

Decrease supply: Breast milk production is dependent upon stimulation (suckling) from the breast. The side baby nurses from will produce lots of milk and the unused side will produce little or none. Not harmful to baby, but could be very uncomfortable-lopsided!- to mom. If you're having problems getting him to feed on one side-see pediatrician or lactation specialist. They can help this common problem. ...Read more

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How long does asymmetric breasts associated with lactation problems last?

How long does asymmetric breasts associated with lactation problems last?

Can be permanent: But i would suggest that you wait a minimum of 4-6 months following cessation of lactation prior to drawing any final conclusions'. Large differences during engorgement may be less noticeable when the swelling resolves and involution is complete. ...Read more

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Can large breasts cause back problems?

Can large breasts cause back problems?

BACK PAIN: See your doctor to have a discussion if your breasts contribute to back pain. Most of my ladies complain of shoulder and cervical pain, . ...Read more

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Is pumping the breasts for 12 months going to cause physical or medical problems for me later in life?

Is pumping the breasts for 12 months going to cause physical or medical problems for me later in life?

Breast pump: No pumping the breasts simulates actual breast feeding by an infant and is thought to be a healthy benefit to the mother. ...Read more

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How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

Breastfeeding: A good latch is when your whole nipple is inside baby's mouth, passed the gum line. This way, the sucking takes place on the areola (dark skin around nipple) and you feel your nipple being pressed on the roof of baby's mouth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of breast coming out when you don't hav a baby?

What is the cause of breast coming out when you don't hav a baby?

Milk from breast?: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. Get med eval. ...Read more

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Could large breasts cause breathing problems?

No: Large breasts that are pendulous can cause posture problems but not breathing problems. The latter which is secondary to loss of elastic tissue can cause dyspnea or pulmonary problems related to copd. ...Read more

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What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

Breech: Breast fibroid enigmas having nothing to do with your baby's position. Most breech or malpositioned babies are there just by chance. Occasionally an abnormal shape of the inside of the uterus will make breech more common. Also, fibroid tumors in the uterus can alter the shape of the uterine cavity making breech/malpositioned more likely. About 3% of babies will be breech at delivery. ...Read more

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Is it common for women in 30s to have denser breasts as they age & even denser than pre-childbirths? Would having more baby cause even denser breasts?

Is it common for women in 30s to have denser breasts as they age & even denser than pre-childbirths? Would having more baby cause even denser breasts?

Breast density: Hi! usually breast density is greater in younger women. Once a woman goes through menopause, the breast tissue is often replaced by fatty tissue. Density after childbirth may be more related to lactation. ...Read more

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How long does my baby need breast milk or formula?

How long does my baby need breast milk or formula?

About one year: After a baby is 12 months of age, and is eating a variety of baby foods, he can be weaned off formula and start whole cow milk. The weaning can be gradual over a week, in which more and more cow milk is mixed into the liquid formula each day. By the end of the week, the baby's drink will be mostly or all cow milk. Or one can wean suddenly, by making the formula disappear and just offering milk. ...Read more

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My baby is two years old and i still have milk in my breast.Whats the problem?

My baby is two years old and i still have milk in my breast.Whats the problem?

Abundant milk supply: No problem. When did you stop breast feeding? To stop your milk supply apply ice packs to your breasts four times a day for several days and your ilk secretions should cease. ...Read more

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How long should you breast feed your baby. I was going for a year what is acceptable?

How long should you breast feed your baby. I was going for a year what is acceptable?

Partnership issue: There is great evidence supporting the superiority of breast to other feeds for at least the first 8-9m. After other foods begin to become part of the process, the data is less clear. But feeding is not just nutrition, it is a nurturing period. If your kid is quick to finish & wants to get off & explore the day, they may be ready to wean. If you have to chase the kid down to feed, time to wean. ...Read more

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What happens if a women doesn't breast feed will it hurt them will it cause problems?

What happens if a women doesn't breast feed will it hurt them will it cause problems?

Breastfeeding: Definitely a personal choice. Breastfeeding is by far the best way to feed your newborn. It also provides benefits to you and bonding. Is it bad not to breastfeed? No. Are there bad things that will happen? No. Is it better to breastfeed? Yes. But, it has to be your choice and your commitment. ...Read more

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My daughter has bud in her breast for about 1 year.Its is mostly big.How long does it last?Hope is is not a big problem!

My daughter has bud in her breast for about 1 year.Its is mostly big.How long does it last?Hope is is not a big problem!

Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch ; one side may emerge weeks or months before the other and starts changes that can take 3-5 years to complete. Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read more

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