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Loss Of Breast Tissue After Breastfeeding
I had a bub 5 months ago an breast feed for the first two months now my breasts have shrunk to nothing! I have no breast tissue what can I do to help?
Well: They are smaller than when you got pregnant, i presume. There is little to do, i'm afraid. Have you been losing a lot of weight? Perhaps gaining some back would help. I can't think of a medical way to help; there is always the surgical if it's a big issue, which it sounds like. Perhaps better advise will come through. Gd luc. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Dr said it takes 3 months for breast tissue to go back to normal after stopping breastfeeding which is why I have to wait for mammogram. True?
Am losing breast tissue after on bc pills to regulate irreg bleeding for 6 mos - went off - having hot flashes - on HRT now - FSH test says menopausal now - was peri. Is HRT good for tiss loss? Dose?
If higher estrogen dose is prescribed in addition to HRT therapy in peri/menopause will this help with breast tissue loss? A short time - wean off?
Confusing Q: Hrt is by definition estrogen. Are you suggesting that your doctor is going to increase the estrogen portion of your hrt? To my knowledge, i haven't heard of estrogen being used to help with breast tissue loss. Hrt should be used primarily to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause like insomnia, hot flashes, vaginal dryness. If breasts are your prime concern, how about implants? ...Read more
Balanced nutrition: If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight ( calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two.Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breasts post nursing: A woman's breast becomes larger with nursing and will become relatively smaller after stopping nursing. The breast will likely be slight larger than before you nurses but similar size. ...Read more
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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
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