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Breast redness while breastfeeding?

Breast redness while breastfeeding?

Check LATCH: It could be that your baby has an incorrect latch or his/her mouth is not open wide enough when feeding. See a lactation consultant or pediatrician to evaluate both the latch and your breast. ...Read more

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Lactation? Im not pregnant?

Lactation? Im not pregnant?

See OB/GYN: It would be best to see your ob/gyn. Lactation is controlled by a specific part of your brain and hormones. If you have not recently delivered a baby, there may be something amiss with the hormone levels. ...Read more

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Why should women breastfeed?

Why should women breastfeed?

Baby's immune system: Breast feeding helps the baby's immune system by sharing the mother's antibodies. It also helps with bonding. If you have a hard time with breast feeding, can't do it, or don't want to breast feed do not feel guilty. The baby will still be fine and you will still bond. ...Read more

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Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Do not know: Breast milk production naturally occurs if pregnant....It would be helpful if you did a pregnancy test and see your doctor. There are a couple conditions that are not normal where a woman can lactate inappropriately ... ...Read more

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Can lactating mothers take Flagyl?

Can lactating mothers take Flagyl?

AAP & Flagyl: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is rated by the AAP as a drug whose effect on infants is unknown, but it may be of concern because older studies found its use in pregnancy to be associated with mutagenicity. Nevertheless, the amount transferred to the infant through breast milk is much lower than the therapeutic dosage for infants, and no adverse effects have been reported from exposure through breast milk ...Read more

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Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Breast feeding : Most women are able to breast feed after implants, but that can't be guaranteed. ...Read more

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Why is breast feeding beneficial?

Why is breast feeding beneficial?

Breast milk: Because it has all the natural ingredients and antibody protection that a healthy infant requires to be able to thrive. ...Read more

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Is breast feeding heatlhy?

Is breast feeding heatlhy?

Yes: Breast milk is the one material specifically designed for babies that is readily available, requires no refrigeration or mechanical assistance in use & will not trigger an allergic reaction. Many aboriginal populations that totally breast feed for the first 2 yrs have better muscle/bone indexes than american kids over the same period. ...Read more

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Is pineapple allowed for lactating women?

Is pineapple allowed for lactating women?

See below: While there's no absolute ban on pineapple when breastfeeding, many mothers find fruits high in vitamin c (like pineapple) may cause upset stomach or rash in the baby. Follow link for list of foods that may cause problems during breastfeeding: http://www.Symptomfind.Com/nutrition-supplements/foods-to-avoid-while-breastfeeding/. ...Read more

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Is theraflu safe for breast feeding moms?

Yes: There are several components to this product but all are considered safe for breast feeding. ...Read more

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Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe for baby while breast feeding?

Yes: No problem with this medication.It achieves a level as one of the most benign medications taken during lactation. ...Read more

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Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Probably Not: Please check with your doctor. Make sure you know the answer before experimenting with your child. ...Read more

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Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is breastfeeding women to have recurring mastitis?

Is breastfeeding women to have recurring mastitis?

Possible: Mastitis or breast infection is common in women who breastfeed but can also happen in women who are not breastfeeding. If an infection has not been adequately treated, it is possible for it the recur, even years later. ...Read more

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Whats lactational amenorhea..?

Whats lactational amenorhea..?

Hormones: The hormones released during breast feeding (lactation) will frequently suppress menstrual periods (amenorrhea). The answer to this question is that many breast feeding women may not resume their menstrual periods after pregnancy until they stop breast feeding. Lactational amenorrhea, therefore, is normal. ...Read more

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Breast milk supply worry?

Not sure: What you are asking. If you are having a breast milk supply worry look for a lactation consultant in your area. Mothers milk tea also can increase supply as can chinese medicine. Find an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner in your area. ...Read more