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How Long Can Sperm Live Inside A Breastfeeding Mother
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 had about 2 glasses of wine with dinner. I weigh 190. I am a breastfeeding mother and need to know how long until it is out of my system.
Depends: Breast milk is made continuously & alcohol travels freely into the milk,in its separate compartment, leaving some behind after your body metabolizes the rest (2hr.)Some studies suggest light alcohol consumption is well tolerated.But concerns remain.Alcohol at any level can be toxic to the developing brain with effects not evident for decades. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long should a mother breast feed her child for? Speaking in a sense of reaping cognitive and physiologocal benefits from.
Nutrition vs nurture: Basic nutritional benefits are proven up to 8 mo with some drop off as kids start other feeds. Some kids need the nurturing comforting feature longer than others. If the kid doesn't want to wean it is obvious.If the kid has to be chased down to start a feed s/he is probably ready to wean. ...Read more
Im a breastfeeding mother who took some panadol (acetaminophen). How long do I have to wait before giving my breast milk to baby?
How long does maternal immunity to chicken pox last in breast feed babies? Afraid as my 7 month baby exposed to his father diagnosed varcilla. Pl help
Several weeks: The maternal transmitted immunity only is protective for several weeks. A 7 month old child is not protected. If he has been exposed to his Dad he may get chickenpox. This would happen up to 3 weeks after the exposure. It is unlikely an early immunization would help. All the best and I hope he escapes the illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am breastfeeding my 6wks old.had unprotected intercourse with 5 month old sperm.have not noticed cervical mucus.its unlikely that i conceive,right?
Are sunblocks such as califonia baby suitable for 10months old infants? Can breastfeeding mothers use them as well?
Yes: Generally, sunblocks are safe for babies greater than 6 mos. Recommend using an all organic or mineral base sunblock with primarily physical barriers such as zinc and titanium dioxide as the active ingredients. You can also keep your baby covered with spf protected clothing and hats. Always remember to not expose your baby to direct sunlight and keep in the shade. ...Read more
Talk to your MD's: There are several antibiotics that can safely be taken by breastfeeding mothers. There is not one "best" antibiotic. The type of infection being treated will affect the choice of antibiotic. You can always call you baby's pediatrician to verify if a medicine is safe for the baby. ...Read more
Healthy fats: Avocado, cheese, organic dairy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Piles,aka hemorrhoid: can cause bleeding,pain,itching,lumps,and very painful local blood clots.If symptomatic,they are normally removable in an outpatient setting. ...Read more
Where in chest ?: Breast engorgement after stopping breast feeding can cause breast pain. Other chest pain can be chest wall pain from inflammation, a pulled muscle, or even a cracked rib, pain from reflux, pneumonia, pleurisy, a pneumothorax (leaking air from your lung into your chest) or rarely in your age group a heart problem. A lot more history and an exam are needed to say for sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more