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Doctor insights on: Hormonal Changes While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding induces a semi perimenopausal state where the ovarian production of hormones is slowed, decreased or in some cases stopped. This is true regardless of having PCOS or not. There should not be a difference for someone with PCOS ...Read more

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While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

While breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Many things: PCOS (poly cystic ovary syndrome) is a common endocrinologic disorder of unknown cause. It affects many hormones causing several illnesses. You need to consult with your OB/GYN or endocrinologist to get the best answer to your question. ...Read more

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Do changes occur in a mother's bones while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Do changes occur in a mother's bones while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Both pregnancy and breastfeeding can cause bone loss in mother. You should get adequate calcium through your diet and if needed supplementation. You should do daily weight bearing exercises as well. ...Read more

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What permanent breast changes happen when breastfeeding a baby?

What permanent breast changes happen when breastfeeding a baby?

Ligaments stretched: Due to increased volume, don't always return to pre pregnancy shape, but benefits are worth it. ...Read more

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Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Probably Not: Please check with your doctor. Make sure you know the answer before experimenting with your child. ...Read more

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Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

It can: Hormone imbalances are among the most common causes of infertility. Excess of hormone called prolactin can cause milky breast discharge. It is a good idea to see your gyn or a fertility specialist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Breast milk started drying up 3 years after weaning? Pituitary gland is normal. Will this cause hormonal changes and visual migraines?

Breast milk started drying up 3 years after weaning? Pituitary gland is normal. Will this cause hormonal changes and visual migraines?

No: I'm not entirely sure what you're asking here, as breast milk will usually go away after you're done breastfeeding. For it to go on 3 years after weaning is a bit unusual, but i'd be glad it did. If the pituitary is normal, then no, unless you're prone to migraines anyways you should be fine. ...Read more

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Hormonal birth control while on an anti-convulsant, is this okay?

Hormonal birth control while on an anti-convulsant, is this okay?

Depends: Many anti-convulsant medications interfere with birth control pill metabolism and can result in ineffective hormonal function. The reverse is true as levels of the epilepsy drug may change. Certain meds have less tendency for drug interactions, such as Vimpat (lacosamide) or Lyrica, or gabapentin. Discuss with your doctors. ...Read more

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Which sleeping pills are safe while breastfeeding?

Which sleeping pills are safe while breastfeeding?

Not many: I don't think any of the prescription sleeping pills are safe. Otcs contain antihistamines that can decrease milk supply, so that's not ideal either. Perhaps the best "sleeping pill" would be warm milk, a relaxing massage, or snuggle time with your partner. ...Read more

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