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Doctor insights on: Heat And Cooling Pads For Breastfeeding

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I am breastfeeding.I feel cooling in breast especially in breast bones after feeding and it last for 2 hours almost. But not after every feed. Why it?

I am breastfeeding.I feel cooling in breast especially in breast bones after feeding and it last for 2 hours almost. But not after every feed. Why it?

Normal: This is not a sign of anything bad. It probably has to do with blood flow increase to the skin during feeding, and then with cessation of feeding, perhaps the decrease in blood flow is felt as a cooling sensation - just a guess. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Is wart remover (40% salicylic acid pad) safe while breastfeeding? Any side effects for baby?

Is wart remover (40% salicylic acid pad) safe while breastfeeding? Any side effects for baby?

Topical tx is safe: This should be safe since it is a topical treatment. Just curious where are you using this? If not on the breast near the nipples I do not see an issue ...Read more

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I saw some gel crystals on my baby's mouth after breastfeeding. This is actually from my breast pad. I am worried she ingested some. What should I do?

I saw some gel crystals on my baby's mouth after breastfeeding. This is actually from my breast pad. I am worried she ingested some. What should I do?

Non toxic: These are non toxic but are present in many materials. Explain your problem to the retailer and change your breast pads. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I exercise outdoors in the heat while breast feeding?

Can I exercise outdoors in the heat while breast feeding?

Yes: Just make sure to stay well hydrated. You'll need extra calories and extra fluids while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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How can you stop breastfeeding?

How can you stop breastfeeding?

Just stop it: There is a medicine used for patients who have Parkinson's Disease called bromocriptine which blocks the hormonal signals to your breasts and so "drys them up". Speak to your doc about it. ...Read more

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When should I stop breastfeeding?

When should I stop breastfeeding?

No "deadline": There is no "deadline" for breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and breastmilk have numerous benefits for you and your child. At least 6 months is desirable and if you can make it to one year, that is even better. That being said, many women may only be able to breastfeed for a few months while some will continue to breastfeed into toddlerhood. The choice is up to you and your baby. Wean on your timeline. ...Read more

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How do I prolong my breastfeeding?

On demand: Breastfeeding operates by demand, the more baby demands milk, the more milk the breasts produce. Make sure not to supplement any formula. Depending on where you're at post partum, advice may differ. Here's a great website with lots of good information: http://www.Lalecheleague.Org/faq/increase.Html. ...Read more

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Can I exercise while breastfeeding?

Can I exercise while breastfeeding?

Yes: Of course! exercise is great for your physical health and will not interfere with you producing breast milk as long as your nutrition (and hydration!) remains good. Be sure to drink lots of water and consume adequate calories to replenish what you may be losing from breast feeding and also working out. ...Read more

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Can I eat nuts while breastfeeding?

Can I eat nuts while breastfeeding?

No: You can literally eat or drink anything (except alcohol) without concerns. Breast feeding moms have no restrictions on diet. ...Read more

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