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Does My Age Affect My Milk Supply
Plan B: Plan B should not affect your baby or your milk supply ...Read more
It depends: Some babies are very sensitive to what moms eat while breastfeeding, others are not. Some foods (dairy, soy, certain cruciferous vegetables) may cause gas or intestinal distress in some babies. Caffeine may overstimulate certain babies, as well. A healthy diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, water, lean proteins and whole grains, can promote health in your baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Effect of age on Sur: Yes, in many cases age plays an important part in the need or desirability of surgery as well as the outcome of any surgery. For instance, a positive diagnosis of prostate cancer requires serious consideration of surgery in a man of 40 years, but such surgery is not required if the same diagnosis is made in a man of 85 years. Advanced age also significantly increases the risk of surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pump or nurse more: Increasing milk supply is a classic supply vs demand. If you are also giving formula to your baby, and not nursing or pumping regularly, your milk supply will adjust accordingly. When you nurse or pump, make sure you are relaxed and comfortable and drink plenty of water. ...Read more
Not much: As human women our bodies will leach nutrients from ourselves to preserve the nutrients in our milk. What this means is that your breast milk will have adequate proportions. What will happen, however is that your body will become deficient. This is particularly important for calcium. Try a supplement or even continue your pre natals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep going!: Though your milk supply may take a few days to come in fully, keep pumping and breast feeding every 2-3 hours! it will come! the first portion of breast milk will be colostrum. While not as much in a amount as regular breast milk, it has a higher concentration of nutrients that the child needs. ...Read more
Does my eating also contribute to my producing milk to breastfeed my baby? If I eat very ltttle does that effect my production of milk?
I'm 5f8 and 21 yo and dads 5f9. I think that my growth stunted. Not sure why: does losing my mother have connection to my poor growth? Or smoking?
Poor or expected: The expected height of males based only on genetics is about 2.5 inches added to the average of his parents height. If your mother was 5'2 , this would suggest you reached your predicted height. (62+69= 131; 131/2=65.5+2.5= 68") if she was shorter, you are taller than expected, if taller, your growth was less.Many things go into growth patterns and poor diet, exercise, smoking can have that effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nursing & sex: Of course, every woman is different, and many nursing mothers report that breastfeeding doesn't affect their libido one way or another. Some even feel more sexual than their bottle-feeding peers, finding breastfeeding an extremely pleasant, and even sensual, experience that can translate into amorous feelings for their partner. ...Read more
Have a 3wk old @ 5days old we had to put him on formula w/my milk and now my supply is low what can increase my supply? I'm exclusively pumping
Increase breast milk: There are several things to do to increase supply. Get plenty of fluid (>100 ounces a day), get rest (have hubby do housework), pump frequently, try to put baby to breast occasionally and try galactagogues. These are foods and herbs that historically have increased milk production and include fenugreek teas, papaya, beer, amongst other substances. Google galactogogues for sites with lists for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does ejaculating and mastubation a lot lead to small hieght growth? Does it affect my health? I ejaculate and my hieght is small according to my age.
Masturbation: None of the above. Some people are small, others are tall, whether they masturbate or not. Enjoy life and be healthy. ...Read more
Depends: Most prescribed or recommended by an experienced OB will have little effect on baby. Even those with some hydrocodone will not pass into the milk in enough quantity to bother baby if used cautiously.Some sedation would be expected if you use the maximum amount prescribed. I've seen one baby admitted for low body temperature and weakness when hydrocodone containing med was taken every 4 hr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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