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How Long After I Drink Can I Breast Feed Again
Breast Feeding: It is better to not drink at all while you are breast feeding. If you do decide to use alcohol, it depends on the amount your drink, and when you stop. Small amounts can be out of your system in hours. Larger amounts will take 6 or more hours. Negligible alcohol becomes part of the breast milk, so pumping and discarding is not recommended (american academy of pediatrics). ...Read more
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
I breast feed but i want to loose weight quick is it bad if i just drink boost my stepdad did that and lost a lot of weight so i want to try?
If breastfeeding: Please don't get into speed dieting. Rather than drinking boost why not elect to have a healthy lifestyle. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Since milk is made continuously and the byproducts of drinking and smoking enter the milk, it is hard to be clear of any effort that would protect baby.Pumping and dumping for 4-6 hours after a night of drinking would likely clear the milk to a degree. The residual smoke you cannot smell remains in your hair and on your clothing. Baby will inhale ; be exposed regardless as long as you smoke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 9 month old baby doesn't drink adequate amount of milk and is too fussy upon eating too . I breast feed him?
My 2 m old baby was 3 kg at birth now he is 4.8 kg. Normal? He drink 4 bottles of formula whol day n I breast feed 3 times at night normal?
One year old daughter crying for breast feed in night. Eats mild solids well. Not drinking bottle milk . Expects me always around her, else she cries?
Possible teething: She may be crying at night for another reason. At a year of age she is conceivably teething thereby giving her pain. Try giving her Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) at bedtime and see if that soothes her.If you want to stop the night time feeds another thing you can try, is to let her cry it out. Go to her when wakes up, sooth her but don't pick her up. After 3-4 nights and youll get your rest. ...Read more
I have to drink barium sulfate for a CT and will have an IV with something else in it, for a CT on my abdomen, will i be able to breast feed after ct?
My baby is 12 days old and I've been breastfeeding. I only have given him the bottle 3 times and now he doesnt want to drink any milk from my breasts.
Breast feeding: Does he latch on and have a good suck? breastfeeding is hard work 4 a newborn. Sometimes babies get "lazy" after a bottle - the holes in the nipple of the bottle provide a faster fluid flow then your own milk ducts. I would keep at it - allowing him time to latch on. If he's hungry he will suck - worst case scenario - you have to pump your breasts into a bottle. Keep trying ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wait till sober: Alcohol’s effect on lactation julie mennella, ph. D. States "peak alcohol levels both in the mother' s blood and in the milk occur approximately one-half hour to an hour after drinking and decrease thereafter, although there are considerable individual differences in the timing of peak levels and in alcohol elimination rates in both milk and blood (lawton 1985; mennella and beauchamp 1991) .". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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