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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Could drinking cows milk increase breast size in adolescents development?

Could drinking cows milk increase breast size in adolescents development?

? exogeneous hormone: The milk itself is not an issue. There are concerns with the various hormones (growth hormones and estrogens) given to the cows to stimulate their milk production and how much of this may end up in the milk. Milk packaging today will often specify when it comes from cows that did not receive hormonal stimulation. ...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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Can drinking cow milk increase breast size in adolescent's development?

Can drinking cow milk increase breast size in adolescent's development?

Shouldn't : While cows milk is usually gotten from cows that have received hormones in their food it should not be in sufficient quantities to increase breast size. ...Read more

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Does eating loads of sugar affect breast milk?

Does eating loads of sugar affect breast milk?

"Loads of sugar": If your concern is that the sugar passes directly into the breastmilk the answer is no. However a healthy diet and prenatal vitamins are recommended to optimize quality and quantity of breastmilk production. ...Read more

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Could cows milk cause breast cancer?

Could cows milk cause breast cancer?

No: There are two causes of breast cancer. Those cases developing due to hereditary factors which represent about 5%of patients and those that are acquired. The major acquired cases are produced secondary to a virus, the mmtv virus that enters the epithelium of the duct attaching to the wnt-1 gene to produce a stimulating factor called b catenin which forces the cell to transform to malignancy. ...Read more

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Can drinking soy milk cause male breast enlargement?

Can drinking soy milk cause male breast enlargement?

Soy milk and male br: No it does not cause breast enlagement. ...Read more

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Soy milk to make breast bigger?

Soy milk to make breast bigger?

No: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. The amount of soy you eat won't effect size. ...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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Driinking soy milk make your breast bigger?

Don't anticipate: ^ cup size due to drinking soy milk. ...Read more

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Will exercise enhace breast size and what is the exercise or eating soy milk and soy cheese enhance breast size too? Im 21

Will exercise enhace breast size and what is the exercise  or eating soy milk and soy cheese enhance breast size too? Im 21

Upper body...: Upper body exercises that will strengthen and enlarge the pectoralis major and minor will help to give the impression of a larger bust. There aren't any exercises to specifically increase breast tissue, since they are modified sweat glands packed in fat. ...Read more

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Could drinking milk help breast growth?

Could drinking milk help breast growth?

Drinking milk does : Not make breasts larger in a direct manner. However, if you gain weight from excessive milk intake some of the weight gain in likely to involve the breasts. Take care. ...Read more

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How can food and drinks affect my breast milk?

How can food and drinks affect my breast milk?

See below: The different foods and drink will cause the flavor of breast milk change. No alcoholic drinks. ...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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Does breast milk flavor change with what mom eats?

Does breast milk flavor change with what mom eats?

BREAST MILK: The breast milk does not change flavor depending on mom' s diet but diet affects milk production if she does not eat nutritious food to feed her baby. ...Read more