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Doctor insights on: Hair Dye And Breast Milk

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Hair dye and breast milk?

Hair dye and breast milk?

Safe: There is no evidence that getting your hair dyed will harm a breast feeding baby. The chemicals are not significantly absorbed from your skin. ...Read more

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Still nursing 11 mos old son -- I am a very anxious person and read that cortisol can enter into breast milk? Is this why he has very little hair?

Still nursing 11 mos old son -- I am a very anxious person and read that cortisol can enter into breast milk? Is this why he has very little hair?

Very unlikely: It is totally normal for an 11 month to have very little hair. Do talk to your doctor about getting help for your anxiety though. You sound like you really want to do the right thing for your son and there are lots of good treatments for anxiety. Best wishes to both of you. ...Read more

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How can I make more breast milk?

How can I make more breast milk?

Fluid intake: Drinking water can help with breast milk supply. ...Read more

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How long can breast milk be frozen?

How long can breast milk be frozen?

6 months: In the back of the freezer or in a deep freeze with a consistent temperature, breast milk may remain good for up to 6 months. Avoid placing the milk in the door of the freezer as the temperature will not remain constant. ...Read more

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How long before breast milk spoils?

How long before breast milk spoils?

Several hours: Up to 8 hours at room temperature, but i would not suggest waiting that long to use it if you don't have to keep it out. 24 hours if you are using it from the refrigerator. ...Read more

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How does our body make breast milk?

How does our body make breast milk?

Mammary glands and: hormones. The production of breast milk is the product of the alveoli in the mammary glands. They produce milk in response to hormones. For more detail, follow this link: http://www.babies.sutterhealth.org/breastfeeding/bf_production.html ...Read more

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How can I produce more breast milk!?

How can I produce more breast milk!?

The hard way : There are many home remedies women in various cultures have been using for a long time, with variable suggest, but the most reliable way is to nurse every couple of hours from the first few days of life, and to pump after each nursing session. The body is meant to keep the baby alive based on the demands of the baby, but if you wish to store milk, you will need to pump afterwards. ...Read more

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What should I know about breast milk storage?

What should I know about breast milk storage?

Follow CDC guideline: The CDC puts out breastfeeding recommendations with guidelines on storage. Follow these. Always store milk in the back of the fridge or freezer where it is coolest. Store in sterilized bottles or bags. Never refreeze milk after it has been frozen and never thaw in microwave. Briefly on countertop milk is good for 6 hours, fridge for 5 days and freezer for 3-6months. ...Read more

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Length of time chemicals stay in breast milk?

Varies with chemical: The chemicals that enter mothers body will end up in a variable amount in her milk.It may be continuously released into the milk as it forms.The time it takes to leaves mothers body depends on the chemical. Some leave in hours, some may stay days.If it is still in mothers mothers body, it can still show up in the milk. ...Read more

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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