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Is there a way to induce lactation?

Is there a way to induce lactation?

Lactation: Naturally, breast milk production increases by increased intake of liquid diet ( eg apple juice, chicken soup etc.). Prescription medication used for enhancing breast milk production is -- reglan (metoclopramide). ...Read more

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What is the best way to induce lactation?

What is the best way to induce lactation?

Nurse a baby: Simply having a baby at breast can induce milk production. Some hormones can help, but they can have side effects. ...Read more

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Can i induce lactation after a few months of not breastfeeding (i need to take meds)?

Can i induce lactation after a few months of not breastfeeding (i need to take meds)?

Yes: Regular stimulation of the breast, either by the baby or with a breast pump, will eventually restore your milk production. You might find it easier to 'pump and dump' while on the medication. Once the baby is ready to latch again, you will still have some milk production at that time. ...Read more

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I need to go on meds for 6month, i only breastfed 11 weeks, can I induce lactation again after such a long time? Im so upset i can not breastfeed :(

I need to go on meds for 6month, i only breastfed 11 weeks, can I induce lactation again after such a long time?  Im so upset i can not breastfeed :(

What medication ?: Some medications can actually be taken during breastfeeding. If you are going on medications the doctors know are toxic, then relaction through hormonal manipulation is possible. However, a baby who has bottle fed for that long may show little interest in going back. ...Read more

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Men body can make ? lactation

Men body can make ?
lactation

Yes, men have breast: If you have a nipple discharge from your breast area, it can be a sign of some internal disease like hormonal imbalance. This requires a medical check up from your PCP. Also, you should tell us your age? ...Read more

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Any drug good for increasing lactation?

Any drug good for increasing lactation?

Not really: The best way to increase milk supply is to nurse more often. There are some herbs, like moringa, that have been shown to help in certain situations. Metoclopramide doesn't work very well and has side effects. Domperidone is controversial because it affects heart rhythms. For detailed info, see http://www.Bfmed.Org/media/files/protocols/protocol%209%20-%20english%201st%20rev.%20jan%202011.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are some tricks to help with lactation?

What are some tricks to help with lactation?

Helping lactation: The number one trick is to spend as much time as possible with the baby in your arms, even skin-to-skin. Learning baby's early cues of hunger is important because once they are crying, it's hard to latch. Cluster feeding in the evening hours is normal. Get help from a lactation consultant or local la leche league early. ...Read more

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Can i take medicine when i get cold during lactation?

Can i take medicine when i get cold during lactation?

Yes u can.: Check out this link, god bless u and ur child! http://www.Babycenter.Com/404_is-it-safe-for-a-breastfeeding-mom-to-take-cold-medicine_10370516.Bc. ...Read more

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I'm a guy with a lactation fetish. How common is this?

I'm a guy with a lactation fetish. How common is this?

Fetishes: There are many different fetishes. As long as it involves two consenting adults and nobody gets hurt there is nothing to worry about. Not uncommon. ...Read more

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What are lactation headaches?

What are lactation headaches?

Oxytocin induced....: Lactation headache, an unusual form of headache during the lactation, is believed to be triggered by the release of oxytocin which induces let down of milk from breast, and cause a spasm of arterioles (small ateries) in brain in some breastfeeding women resulting in headache. No specific treatment has been established yet. Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) is safe to try to relieve the headache. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good for lactation?

Is chia seed good for lactation?

Chia: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more

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How to lose weight during lactation?

How to lose weight during lactation?

Less in, more out...: To lose weight, you need to take in fewer calories than you are using each day. If your baby is only drinking breast milk, you're burning about 500 calories a day making milk. In one study, nursing moms taking in about 1700 calories a day lost weight without affecting their babies' health. Getting regular exercise will help too. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

No,would not use it: during nursing. It has recently been shown to cause liver damage in people taking it. ...Read more

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How do I stop lactation after an abortion?

How do I stop lactation after an abortion?

Dont touch: Avoid any nipple stimulation and the body will eventually stop producing milk. Should this persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to become a lactation counselor?

What steps should I take to become a lactation counselor?

Classes & practice : To become an ibclc, you need to attend educational programs and get hands-on experience with moms. To see requirements, check out http://iblce.Org/. ...Read more

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Can a woman develop normal lactation without having a baby?

Can a woman develop normal lactation without having a baby?

Not normal: Can develop from overstimulation of the nipples, medication side effects that increase prolactin levels, or a pituitary adenoma. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lactation problems?

What is the definition or description of: Lactation problems?

Lactation problems: Refers to challenges with breastfeeding. Can include problems with latch and milk transfer to infant. Also can include inadequate supply for a variety of reasons. Also can include breast infection- mastitis as well as yeast infection on nipple. ...Read more