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How Long Will My Breasts Hurt After Stopping Breastfeeding
Depends: Some women will dry up after a week, some a month, some still leak drops of milk months later. It is all individual. Be prepared for engorgement discomfort when you stop. Binding the breasts with a tight bra, ace wraps, and sometimes cold cabbage leaves have been known to help. Resist the temptation to pump, as this only tells your body to make replacement milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more
Post Breastfeeding: Your breast tissue will change after breastfeeding- often less dense. The best thing for firmer breasts is toning the pectoral muscles supporting the breast tissue. Try doing upper body exercises to strengthen those pecs, also do core exercises and improve your posture. A great support bra will help and yes you might be a different size after breastfeeding.. I certainly was:). ...Read more
BREASTFEEDING: Associated with spoting and cramping can be a gyne problem. Please consult one. ...Read more
How long after having a baby does it take hormones to stabilize? How long to have regular periods after having baby. 3 Mons ago. Not breast feeding.
2-3 months: If you did not breastfeeding, your period usually returns within 2-3 months. Give it a little more time, but if it doesn't return, call your MD. Remember that you will ovulate before you have your first period, so you can get pregnant without having one. Use contraception if you don't want to get pregnant again so soon. ...Read more
Want to stop breasfeeding. Will engorgement go away naturally? How long should i wait til my breast become tender again?
It varies...: Breast development (or thelarche) is generally considered separate from menstruation (or menarche). And breast size is partly due to hormone levels during puberty, but also partly due to a girl's weight throughout her life. Girls typically continue to grow (in height and weight) for a couple of years after their first period, so breasts tend to do the same over the same period. ...Read more
Depends on work: Heavy lifting and exertion are commonly to be avoided for the first couple of weeks. If that is not part of your work, then several days to return to full, normal daily activities. Common sense in listening to your body is important, and you should carefully follow your surgeon's recommendations which will be based on your personal case and situation. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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
2 to 10 days: it varies in different people and also depending on the product you took and the dosage and your baseline weight and hormonal issue. ...Read more
Bleeding: The abortion pill induces a miscarriage which can lead to bleeding for about two weeks or so, give or take one week. You should however see your doctor for follow up to ensure that everything has exited your uterus. Some people have failed medical abortions and will be at risk of severe bleeding if the pregnancy remains. ...Read more
How long does it take for breast to reduce in size after breastfeeding. I stopped 5 months ago and the haven't turned to pancakes yet?
How soon after having baby will 1st period start? Will it take longer to start if breast feeding?
Variable: Ovulation needs to occur before menstrual periods resume after delivery. Ovulation can occur within the first six weeks so pregnancy can occur. Typically periods resume within 3 months but may be delayed if breast feeding which can delay resumption of ovulation for 11 weeks on average. ...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
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