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Is there anything that a nursing (breast feeding) mom should not eat?

Is there anything that a nursing (breast feeding) mom should not eat?

Breast feeding : Breast feeding mothers should eat a wholesome diet. She may eat whatever she wants but if she see it disagrees with the baby she should eliminate it from her diet. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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


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Can a 2 month year old who's breast-feeding get the cold from his mom?

Can a 2 month year old who's breast-feeding  get the cold from  his mom?

Yes: Breast feeding provides protection from disease but close contact with a baby if you have a cold will not prevent the spread of a virus to the baby. Careful hand washing and wearing a mask will help but often the baby is already exposed to the virus before you know you are sick. All the best and I hope the baby does not get sick. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a breast feeding mom to loose weight?

What is the best diet for a breast feeding mom to loose weight?

Breast feeding/diet: If you breast feed you will lose wight naturally! you need to make sure you eat foods that will make ur breast milk nutritious for ur baby and include lot of dairy in ur diet so u do nto lose the calicium from your bonesnad teeth. Dont eaat lot of fat containg foods, eat more leafy vegetables and protein rich foods. ...Read more

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What goodness comes from breast feeding? What are the specific benefits of breastfeeding for both the mom and baby?

What goodness comes from breast feeding? What are the specific benefits of breastfeeding for both the mom and baby?

Many for both: Breastfeeding has a multitude of benefits for both baby and mother. Breast milk is the perfect food for babies, the american academy of pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least the first year. Breastfeeding reduces infections, obesity, myopia, raises iq, and babes accept new foods better. Moms lose wgt. Faster, reduce breast cancer risk, save both time (no bottle prep) and $ on formula. ...Read more

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Can i take cremaffin? I am a breast feeding mom n i hav four months old baby..Thnk u..

Can i take cremaffin? I am a breast feeding mom n i hav four months old baby..Thnk u..

Yes, if: I am understanding right that it is a combination of paraffin and magnesium hydroxide - check under actrive ingredients - this combination should be safe for breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Horse chestnut safe for breast feeding moms?

Horse chestnut safe for breast feeding moms?

No it is not safe: No it is not safe and not recommended during pregnancy or bresrfeeding and there is fda warning for not using it during pregnancy and breast feeding do not use it if you are pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more

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I am going through depression and can't eat. I've lost 20 lbs and am down to 100lbs. I am a breast feeding mom.. What do I do? Should I see a dr?

YES, see a doctor: You have to stay physically and emotionally healthy to care for your baby (and yourself). Being a new mother can be incredibly stressful — you deserve help when you need it. There are many treatments for depression, including some that don't interfere with breast-feeding. Talk to your primary care doctor, or get a referral to a mental health professional (eg, psychiatrist or psychologist). ...Read more

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Dr. Nathan Zasler
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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more