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Does Breastfeeding Effect Implantation
I'm on the mini pill and missed a pill and now have brown spotting. Cold this be implantation? I'm breastfeeding I'm 8 month old.
One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more
Do breastfeeding and oral contraceptives prevent implantation the same? Because of the endometrium not being adequate?
Yes and no: Breastfeeding and oral contraceptives (oc) prevent pregnancy in a similar manner, mainly by preventing ovulation. With no ovulation, there is no egg to be fertilized. Thus, the main method of contraception takes place at the level of preventing fertilization rather than preventing implantaion of an embryo. ...Read more
Im breastfeeding n just got my period 2 months ago. Well 5 days ago i had brown discharge like implantation bleeding.now its darkred n painful sex.
I am on the mini pill and breastfeeding my 8month old. I missed a pill and I'm now having spotting. My period hasn't come back yet. Is this implantation?
Currently breastfeeding 3 month old. Had unprotected sex & took plan b on 3rd day. spotting 6 days after sex 3 days after pill. Implantation bleeding?
Three concerns:: (1) Heavy weed smoking can lead to THC concentrating in breast milk, which has been shown to affect motor development in the child. (2) Weed can be laced with other drugs, which can also impose harm. (3) Heavy weed use in a mother could affect her parenting skills. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Curious - while breastfeeding baby, if i'm distracted or focused on tv, computer, book, etc and not baby solely, does that effect milk production/feed?
Probably not: Breast feeding is a good time for you to relax and enjoy and bond with your baby. Staying well hydrated, well nourished, and rested as well as breast feeding regularly are important for milk production. If you need to look at something else once in a while, there shouldn't be a problem.... ...Read more
Rare complications: At regular doses Ciprofloxacin is considered relatively safe during breast feeding. Rare cases of a colitis in an infant & tooth staining have been recorded. The relative transfer in small (2-6%) and with short term treatment any effect can be minimized. See hall t, "medications and mothers milk" 15 ed.2012. ...Read more
I am 20 and breastfeeding my 11 month & am hoping to fall pregnant again soon. Im wondering if this would effect my own growing and health to much?
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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