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Doctor insights on: Eating Too Much Sugar While Breastfeeding

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Can eating too much sugar effect my breastfeed babies poo?

Can eating too much sugar effect my breastfeed babies poo?

2much sugar!: First of all you should not over indulge in sweets, you child's bms are not dependent on your blood sugar levels but certain foods in mom's diet tend to cause diarrhea in babies. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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Does a mothers blood sugar affect a baby through breastfeeding?

Does a mothers blood sugar affect a baby through breastfeeding?

Probably not: Are you wondering whether it would be a problem for a diabetic mother to breastfeed? The breastmilk may have elements from the blood serum but it is secreted in the milk ducts and not directly produced from blood serum. So I don't think mother's blood sugar will affect baby through breastfeeding ...Read more

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Blood sugar monitoring--should it be like breastfeeding etiquette?

Blood sugar monitoring--should it be like breastfeeding etiquette?

Why ?: It's a normal & lifesaving process that should be a common & accepted part of american life.Some may be squeamish but that's a personal problem. If you're bothered don't look. Why should anyone have to scoot of to a bathroom stall to do something that is simple & quick with today's meters. ...Read more

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I wish to stop breastfeeding-my baby is 5dayd old and has been having formula top up for low blood sugar. Do I just stop or need to ween off the pump?

I wish to stop breastfeeding-my baby is 5dayd old and has been having formula top up for low blood sugar. Do I just stop or need to ween off the pump?

Breast feeding: I am sorry that you want to stop nursing; it is so good for both baby and you. If you continue to pump, your body thinks it is still nursing. You can try pumping less and less each time, but it takes longer. Stopping, although uncomfortable, is the only way. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar flare up eczema?

Can eating too much sugar flare up eczema?

No: Laura, Eczema is an autoimmune skin reaction, usually in response to an allergen. Unless you happen to be allergic to sugar, it should not effect your eczema. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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Did diabetes happen by eating too much sugar?

Did diabetes happen by eating too much sugar?

Sugar a Huge Driver: Dominant evidence is that ?ed sugar intake, all forms, is a huge driver for type ii dm; also ?ing evidence that ?ed sugar intake ?es the incidence of type i. In both cases, sugar intake compounds the disease, after all dm is defined as ?ed sugar concentrations. Humans can live just fine with zero sugar intake, all needed sugar coming from gluconeogenesis, primarily in the liver. Study dietdoctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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