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Is Soy Protein Ok When Breastfeeding
We know that soy product contain pythic acid. Is it really safe to take isolated soy protein (amway, shaklee, ..) while breastfeeding?"
Phytic r folic acid?: Folic acid is strongly recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural defects like spina bifida. Phytic acid should probably be avoided during pregnancy & breastfeeding as it can chelate (bind to) important minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc & make them unabsorbable, leading to potential mineral deficiencies. Ask OB about this chemical. ...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
17 months baby,eating 3 cups of yoghurt daily 100 gm each,also breastfeeding,too much proteins affects kidney?
Says who?: Not in this case, unless your baby, GOD forbids, has renal failure, wish you both wellness ...Read more
No problem: No contraindication to taking ensure shake.Get a more detailed answer ›
60 g: During pregnancy and breastfeeding, we need 60 grams (gm) of protein a day. This is 15-20 gm more than usual. This "extra" is the equivalent of one egg, 1/4 cup of cheese, or one glass of milk. It is also important to maintain a well balanced diet and to stay on your prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
I reviewed the shakeology web site and there were some concerns that I have reviewing the ingredients
They list several added anti-oxidants and nutrients and basically my concern is that these have not been studies in babies
The other question would be how much of the shake is being transferred through breast milk and that has also not been studied- I think a well balanced diet is likely better ...Read more
My son is 1 year and 1 week old. Can i give him soy or almond milk and tofu now? I'm also still breastfeeding him. Thank you.
If you wish. Know : That he can develop allergies to soy & nuts, the same as to cow's milk. Ask your pediatrician about calcium supplements if he doesn't have 16-21 oz. Whole milk & milk products/day. Juice & almond milk aren't necessary; limit to 4-6 oz/day . He can wean to a double-handled open-mouthed cup now. Age at weaning is a personal decision. Know that it's harder to convince a toddler to wean @ 15 mos. Or >. ...Read more
Is it ok for me to have pea protein powder, hemp protein powder or chia seeds while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding: No, because we don't the effect these powder would have on your baby, long term. ...Read more
Yes: It should not be an issue unless you have sensitivities to milk proteins. ...Read more
My 3 month old has been breastfeeding only and i introduced a soy formula bottle today and now she is vomiting , what can that mean ?
Allergic/intolerant : The simple answer would be that baby is intolerant to the foreign protein or other component of the feed.This could be due to an allergy to one of the components or just a digestive rejection. It might also be co-incidental & due to a stomach virus or oher agent but i think that's unlikely. ...Read more
Can I use/take almased (it's like a protein powder) while exclusively breastfeeding my 4mo? Says all natural no gmo diabetic friendly...protein powder
Iam breastfeeding and I want to do the 30 day arbonne program which includes protein shakes, and body cleanse is this safe?
Why take the chance?: The program says it "helps detoxify and cleanse our bodies from the toxins we consume in our daily diet as well as from our environment". In general, claims that supplements make are just claims. It is wisest to beware of products with lots of marketing hype, especially of anybody who says he will cleanse your body of toxins. Nature (or God) made our bodies self-cleansing. ...Read more
Having issues maintaining my weight since breastfeeding. Can i drink ensure plus? Any other good shakes out there? Orgainhigh protein? To help
Can I use whey isolates while breastfeeding? I just started working out + need protein but i'm trying to lose weight and gain lean muscle. Son 5 month
No: I am not convinced that it is ever safe to take these things.Certainly there is no safety data or proof that they work at all.Be careful! ...Read more
How long does it take milk proteins to leave the body? I have to wait to breast feed again until dairy is out of my system.
Yes: Though i don't know why.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal for someone healthy with treated genetic hemochromatosis to have high bilirubin, ph 9, & 30mg protein in urinalysis? I'm breastfeeding.
High bilirubin worry: worrisome. Not knowing your medical history, I suggest strongly that you see your physician to determine whether you in fact have progressive hepatic fibrosis and whether your hemochromatosis was in fact successfully treated, and/or to determine the cause of your hyperbilirubinemia. ...Read more
If my baby is lactose intolerant and sensitive to milk protein, would I need to stop breastfeeding? We have changed his formula. If I keep breastfeeding how will I prevent the bad gas that causes baby pain?
protein-6,5.Albumin total,serum-4,8.Globulin total-1,7.A/G 2,8. Have hypothyroidism.breastfeeding.Is 2,8 A/G ratio alerting?Doc is busy.please tell
Bit high: Due to bit low globulin level, not sure why your doctor orderd those tests, your hypothyroid state might be a contributing factor, but we cannot draw conclusions based on limited info. Kindly try to confer with the treating physician, s/he is the only person who can explain in context of your clinical picture, wish you wellness ...Read more