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Is it possible that my breast milk is bad?

Is it possible that my breast milk is bad?

Maybe: If there are drugs in the milk from your own system, possibly. Otherwise, unlikely. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink your own breast milk?

Is it bad to drink your own breast milk?

No: Breast milk is very nutritious, and excellent for babies, so will be of no harm to adults (in small amounts). Breast milk is too rich, so will give an adult too much animal fat (yes, we are animals) and many extra calories. Most moms with excess breast milk just freeze it for use later when their babies are weaned off the breast, but surely some frozen milk gets wasted (thrown away). ...Read more

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Are plastic bags for breast milk bad?

Glass is better: Make sure your bags are bpa free. Glass bottles are much less toxic. ...Read more

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How long can breast milk be stored in the fridge for before it goes bad?

How long can breast milk be stored in the fridge for before it goes bad?

Up to 8days32to39 F: You can keep up to 8 days at temp32to39 degree farenheit or 0to3.9 c for up to 2 weeks in freezer compartment inside the frodge and 6to12 months in a freezer that is self contained on top, bottom or side or the fridge and is kept at 0 degree f or --18 degree store the milk in back of the freezer and not in the door.To thaw the milk you can move in to fridge and it takes 24 hours to thaw;use sameday. ...Read more

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Can you make a cup of tea using breast milk? Would this be bad for adults to drink their own milk?

Can you make a cup of tea using breast milk? Would this be bad for adults to drink their own milk?

You can for tea but: No it is not healthy for adults as it is high in chlesterol and it is high in cholesterol as babies benefit from high cholesterol levels, thats why synthetic infant formulas are beginning to include fatty acids as well.But what is good for the babies is not good for adults.Secondly breast milk also is high in sugar which is lactose. ...Read more

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During the breastfeeding,can i get a sunbathe? will it have some bad influence on the breast milk or baby? thanks.

During the breastfeeding,can i get a sunbathe? will it have some bad influence on the breast milk or baby? thanks.

Well.... : Let's discuss two types of influence here, direct and indirect. In terms of direct influence to breast milk and baby from sunbathing, no there are no concerns. However, there is an indirect effect on baby of your sunbathing. You may not be around in the future to care for her if you get malignant melanoma or other deadly skin cancers! Congrats on doing a great job breastfeeding your baby! ...Read more

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Is it bad to not have breast milk when 37 weeks pregnant?

Is it bad to not have breast milk when 37 weeks pregnant?

Breast milk: No, not at all. At this point of your pregnancy, you will only have colostrum. Regular breast milk will start production after your baby is delivered. Frequent nursing will induce more milk production. ...Read more

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Is it possible to experience a low supply of breast milk on one side?

Yes: Have both of your breasts developed normally? There is a condition known as poland's syndrome where one breast (and in severe cases, the underlying pectoralis muscle) does not develop. In patients with this condition, breast milk does not come in on the affected side. Even with normal breast development, it is possible that you have more milk glands on one size than the other. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my breast milk to run out?

Is it possible for my breast milk to run out?

Yes: Breast feeding is "demand and production" if for any reason you do not keep up with the infants needs and nurse as frequently as he needs you may not produce enough milk. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get dried breast milk if you have never given birth?

Is it possible to get dried breast milk if you have never given birth?

Dried?: Well breast milk does not leave the body as dried milk. There may be some material expressed from the nipple without pregnancy. Galactorrhea can occur with certain medications & tumors. ...Read more