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Does Drinking Beer Enhance Milk Supply
Yes: It is the hops and barley that stimulates milk production. Non-alcoholic beer works as well. If you want a regular beer with alcohol then drink no more than one a day and be sure it is not dark beer (higher alcohol content). Mother's milk tea also increase breast milk supply. Of course drinking a beer or any alcohol is not recommended if there is a previous history of alcohol problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caffeine- nursing: The coffee is not so much the problem as the caffeine is. Modest caffeine intake will not affect milk supply, but if you get over 300-400 mg of caffeine daily it could affect production and also be passed to the infant and make them a bit more "wired". Try decaf coffee or limit yourself to just a cup or two daily. Thanks for dong this for your baby - breast is best! ...Read more
Unlikely to be pbm: I suppose if you were swilling down frosties to the point your body was stressed, this could be an issue.However, the fluids you ingest are raised to your existing body temperature within minutes. The occasional cold drink would be fine. ...Read more
Saffron Milk benefi: Saffron Milk is rich in carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Its cholesterol levels are much less. It is rich source of Folate, (folic acid) Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Niacin. Calcium in the milk provides strength to the bones and teeth It is rich source of other minerals- Iron, Zinc, Copper and Phosphorous. Have Balanced Diet with whole grains, vegetables, fruits, soy products, and nuts. ...Read more
? non-alcoholic ?: If there is ABSOLUTELY NO alcohol in the product I could consider it harmless. The near beers that have low amounts in the product are still a danger. Any alcohol will cross easily into the BM & one of its byproducts is formaldehyde, sometimes uses as an embalming agent. ...Read more
No, ...: Milk-drinking alone will not increase sperm production although milk color may resemble that of semen at times. If you have concerns over male infertility due to low sperm count, which results from multiple factors like poor testicular malfunction from congenital or acquired causes and sex hormonal imbalance, etc. To define the possible causes, seek professional evaluation & counseling. Best... ...Read more
It depends on amount: Yes it does and the dilution depends on the proportion of milk to coffee, if you are putting half cup of coffee and half cup of milk it is diluted 50%,compared to black coffee and no milk,that is 100% coffee Also depends on how you make coffee,ie' how many cups of coffee to how much water.That is the strength of black coffee There are many factors taken into consideration for strength of Coffee ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you have a premi or newborn, skip coffee for a while.These infants have not had time to start up their caffeine disposal ability and even a little coming through the breast milk can stay in their system for 1-2 wks. After a week or so I suggest limiting to one cup every 8 hours or so, until you are sure baby is not bothered (jittery, insomnia).Then you can resume your regular pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk vs buttermilk: Buttermilk has more calories and fat than milk, so you'll gain more weight faster with buttermilk. But, you don't need to drink either one to be healthy, though. Water is the healthiest thing for you to drink. You can get plenty of calcium and vitamin D from other, healthier, lower-fat sources, like plants or supplements. ...Read more
Yes for both: Start with smoking; an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, add 2-3x incerase in bronchitis& ear infections & other respiratory issues. Add decreased growth & exposure to nicotine in the milk alcohol decreases milk production & passes in small amounts to baby.Even small amounts are potentially toxic to babies growing brain.At least you are breast feeding, that's good. ...Read more
Teeth: Calcium contained in the milk helps strengthen teeth while they are being formed(before eruption) and after eruption for the next three years as the root completely forms. It does not help adult teeth, however you do still need the calcium for bone health and you can get it from many food sources. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never heard of this: I've never heard of monster energy drinks making breast milk turn green, but they probably aren't a good idea while you are breast feeding! energy drinks frequently are high in caffeine, sugar, and some herbal combinations that may pass into breast milk. Since most doctors recommend limiting your caffeine intake while breastfeeding, the energy drinks are not a good idea! ...Read more
Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.
Yes: Assuming you don't have any medical issues, it is completely safe to drink soy milk daily. It will not turn you into a woman as urban legend says. Whether to drink soy or almond milk is a personal choice of taste. ...Read more
If not allergic : If neither the mom or the child have a soy allergy there should be no problem. If the infant seems to be uncomfortable with feeding, has excessive gas or other gastrointestinal symptoms it may need to be removed from the diet. Soy protein is one that can trigger allergic symptoms in some people. ...Read more
No: If it helps you to be better about drinking milk to add some chocolate—more power to you. A good compromise is to mix milk with something like powdered chocolate instant breakfast which has slightly less sugar but the cocoa itself does not keep you from absorbing the good qualities milk possesses. Cocoa adds some empty calories and a bit of caffeine but has no chemical effect on milk. Enjoy! ...Read more
Yes: Mother's milk tea contins an herb called fenugreek. Fenugreek is helpful but you've got to drink lots of tea. Better yet, take fenugreek capsuls 2 caps 4 times per day till your milk supply improves. Frequent breast stimulation by putting your baby to breast or pumping at the same time helps too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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