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Does drinking milk increase breast milk?

Does drinking milk increase breast milk?

No: Nursing or pumping more often will increase milk supply. But it is important to stay hydrated and eat healthy when breast feeding. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer enhance milk supply?

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 more

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Does drinking milk increase prolactin release?

Does drinking milk increase prolactin release?

No: Prolactin is a hormone released by the pituitary during pregnancy to promote breast milk production. It can also be abnormally produced by pituitary tumors. However, drinking milk does not affect prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Drinking milk can increase sperm production?

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Drinking milk can increase sperm production?

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

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Could drinking coffee while nursing reduce your milk supply?

Could drinking coffee while nursing reduce your milk supply?

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

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Does drinking cold drinks can decrease my milk supply ?

Does drinking cold drinks can decrease my milk supply ?

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

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Does drinking soy milk make breasts grow?

Drinking soy: Milk will not increase your cup size. ...Read more

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Does drinking milk increase estrogen level in males?

Does drinking milk increase estrogen level in males?

No: Being obese may be linked to multiple hormonal maladies. Milk, particularly in growing years for boys and girls, is healthy and nutricious, main source of calcium and vitamin d. ...Read more

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Is it right that consuming cold drink or food decreases breast milk supply?

Is it right that consuming cold drink or food decreases breast milk supply?

No: This is not true. Cold drinks and foods have no effect on quality or quantity of milk supply. Copious fluids help increase the milk supply. Congrats, Nico on the baby :) ...Read more

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Is mother's milk tea helpful in stimulating milk supply?

Is mother's milk tea helpful in stimulating milk supply?

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 more

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Can you drink non-alcoholic beer while breastfeeding to increase breast milk?

Can you drink non-alcoholic beer while breastfeeding to increase breast milk?

? 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

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Can drinking milk increase blood sugar level?

Can drinking milk increase blood sugar level?

Yes: Milk contains a sugar, lactose, which can raise blood sugar. However, that is not a reason to avoid milk. Your diet needs to be tailored to your health needs. ...Read more

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Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.

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

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Can eating less calories foods decrease the breast milk supply?

Can eating less calories foods decrease the breast milk supply?

Should not decrease: If a person is eating plenty of foods and drinks, but dropped the number of calories (for example, by getting rid of the sugar and excess carbs in the foods and drinks), her body should make milk just fine. Her body has plenty of stored calories for use in milk-making... Which is why breast-feeding helps a woman lose weight if she eats fewer calories than needed each day. ...Read more

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Does drinking soy milk cause weight gain?

Does drinking soy milk cause weight gain?

Calorie economics: Soy milk does not cause weight gain anymore than other food (including regular milk). Weight gain occurs when the total calorie intake exceeds the calories consumed by the body in activities, leading to storing away of the calories. In general, calories from all food sources not used are turned to fat and stored for later use. Portion control is important. Avoid drinking too much soy milk. ...Read more

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Can you drink genisoy chocolate protine shake while breast feeding?

Can you drink genisoy chocolate protine shake while breast feeding?

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

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Which is better - drinking almond milk or normal 2% milk?

Which is better - drinking almond milk or normal 2% milk?

Difficult answer: Because I cannot find a head-to-head study comparing both types of milk. You will probably get different opinions. In general, which one is better, depends on what nutrient you are interested and your allergies. Almond milk is lactose and cholesterol free whereas cow mild has both. I found case reports of 3 children developing health problems related to almond milk ingestion. Hope this helps ...Read more