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Hardness In Breast During Breastfeeding
Can I do mammogram for my breasts after delivery and during breastfeeding? Is it okay for my baby ?
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
What should I do when my breast feels like there are needles in them before, during, and after breastfeeding?
During the breastfeeding,can i get a sunbathe? will it have some bad influence on the breast milk or baby? thanks.
Well.... : Let's discuss two types of influence here, direct and indirect. In terms of direct influence to breast milk and baby from sunbathing, no there are no concerns. However, there is an indirect effect on baby of your sunbathing. You may not be around in the future to care for her if you get malignant melanoma or other deadly skin cancers! Congrats on doing a great job breastfeeding your baby! ...Read more
Breastfeeding. I've had a sharp pain in one breast for a few days. Stays in the same spot. Doesn't feel engorged. Between and during feeding. Concern?
A few things...: It could be a clogged duct - try soaking the area with warm compresses and massaging the area. Shooting pain can also possibly related to yeast. If the nipple is red and also hurting those are more signs of yeast. Can also look to see if baby has signs of thrush (yeast in baby's mouth) which would be a whitish coating on tongue. Pain can also be from a latch problem on one side. See doctor. ...Read more
If you get a breast reduction, and later on have a baby, do your breasts grow back during breastfeeding?
Is it safe to use lecithin (up to 7.5 g daily) during breastfeeding for increasing the milk flow and to provide choline (via breast milk) to the baby?
Unknown: There isn't enough research to support the use of lecithin supplement as helpful to increase milk flow. There is research showing that supplementing in the range of 5 grams daily does increase choline in breast milk. But the risks and benefits of this is completely unknown. Mothers milk tea is a good product for increasing milk supply. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Mom plus laxative suspension for anal fissure during breast feeding? Will it affect my 2 month old baby as am breastfeeding him?
Hello doctor actually am breast feeding. Can i take meftal spas for my stomach pain during my periods. Is it safe to take while breastfeeding. Thank u?
Depends: The general rule is if i would use it for a baby it is ok for use in a breast feeding mother. We exclude sulfa drugs in the first 2 months and drugs like Cipro that are not generally used in childhood.Just tell the doc you are breastfeeding and they should sort that out, or ask again when you know which one is being considered. ...Read more
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