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Doctor insights on: Early Pregnancy Symptoms While Breastfeeding

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Can breastfeeding a baby give you some typical pregnancy symptoms?

Can breastfeeding a baby give you some typical pregnancy symptoms?

Yes: What symptoms in particular you are talking about? If cessation of menses yes both breastfeeding and pregnancy can stop your periods. While breastfeeding the level of a hormone prolactin is high which can hold your cycles. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How long before take pregnancy test if symptoms while breastfeeding?

How long before take pregnancy test if symptoms while breastfeeding?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until you're about 1 week late. If they're negative at that time, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is colostrum leaking even without breastfeeding for 4 years a very early sign of pregnancy?

Is colostrum leaking even without breastfeeding for 4 years a very early sign of pregnancy?

No see your gynor me: It is most likely a sign of hyperprolactinemia, have u seen your gyn the last 4 yrs because if u have this should have already been worked up, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl, i would draw a prolactin level nad make sure your breasts have not been stimulated for 48 hrs before and then a breast exam and you would need breast studies and u may need an MRI of your pituitary gland to r/o tomor. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding my 10 mnth old and haven't had a period since birth. I've had pregnancy symptoms for 10 days but have a negative hpt. Could i be pg?

I am breastfeeding my 10 mnth old and haven't had a period since birth. I've had pregnancy symptoms for 10 days but have a negative hpt. Could i be pg?

Blood test and : Ultrasound. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and ultrasound examination. Pregnancy is possible, you may wish to consult this site for other symptoms of pregnancy. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

Read: There are many excellent books on breastfeeding, and it is very helpful to understand how it all works and what to expect before you get there. You can try 'The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding' or 'The Nursing Mother's Companion'. Both are excellent, and can be found at bookstores or online. ...Read more

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How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

Good health : Preparing for breastfeeding is as easy as learning how to eat healthy and taking care of yourself. During pregnancy, you do not have to do anything special to your breasts, nature takes care of it. After the baby is born, stay healthy and avoid unnecessary drugs or alcohol. Also continue your prenatal vitamin. La Leche League has a great website. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will I ever lose the pregnancy weight by breastfeeding?

Will I ever lose the pregnancy weight by breastfeeding?

Nursing n wt: It takes more energy to nurse than to grow that baby which is why you're so hungry. This is the time to begin exercising and eat the healthiest that you can so the weight falls off and you feed your baby well. You may hang on the the last 10lbs or so until your done nursing, it's your body's way of protecting the baby's food source, don't worry! ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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