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Is it safe to breastfeed my baby if I am pregnant?

Is it safe to breastfeed my baby if I am pregnant?

Yes: Moms have done it for centuries. You can safely nurse a toddler through a pregnancy. As long as your health and the unborn baby's heath are fine, it is ok. If you are having problems or your unborn child is not growing, etc. Then you may need to stop. Your OB can assist you as your pregnancy progresses. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My baby is 7 months and i breasfeed her.i knewi am pregnant couple days ago..is it ok to continue breastfeed her ?

My baby is 7 months and i breasfeed her.i knewi am pregnant couple days ago..is it ok to continue breastfeed her ?

Yes: You can feed right up to delivery & then do both.You may want to follow babies ques.If she starts getting short with feeds & is less interested afte 5-10 min/side you could wean and have a natural break to get ready for the new baby.There are subtile differences in the newborn & mature milk but not enough that I would stop if your baby wants to continue. ...Read more

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Imy sister is having a four months baby and she found herself pregnant, can she continue breastfeed her little baby?

Imy sister is having a four months baby and she found herself pregnant, can she continue breastfeed her little baby?

Yes: She may want to wean as the baby approaches 9 months or so to prepare for the new arrival. Breast feeding while pregnant will not harm the baby inside. Some moms can feed 2 babies at the same time,but I don't recommend it. ...Read more

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I got pregnant to my 2nd baby and my eldest is just 6months and still breastfeeding, is it ok to breastfeed while pregnant ?

I got pregnant to my 2nd baby and my eldest is just 6months and still breastfeeding, is it ok to breastfeed while pregnant ?

Yes: You face the simple decision on how far into the pregnancy you want to bf or to just overlap.If this is a good nurturing time you both enjoy, continue.If you find yourself chasing baby down to feed & s/he makes it short & quickly gets off it is time to wean. Some older infants might feel displaced if the newborn begins to take there place either way, but if the older baby gives it up, it will be ok. ...Read more

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I breastfeeding my baby he has 12 month and i'm pregnant in 6 weeks .Can i breastfeed my baby because he don't want to stop breastfeeding ?

I breastfeeding my baby he has 12 month and i'm pregnant in 6 weeks .Can i breastfeed my baby because he don't want to stop breastfeeding ?

Yes: You face the simple decision on how far into the pregnancy you want to bf or to just overlap.If this is a good nurturing time you both enjoy, continue.If you find yourself chasing baby down to feed & s/he makes it short & quickly gets off it is time to wean.The older baby is less likely to feel displaced/lost if he has moved on to a big boy feeding.Consult with your local la leche league chapter. ...Read more

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I have thiriod problem and 39 week pregnant but my thiriod control during pregnancy is baby affect and other thing is can I breast feed?

Treat it : Untreated thyroid disease can be a problem for a fetus. Treated thyroid disease is not a problem. Make sure your thyroid is under control. It is safe to breastfeed. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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