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Sure.: If you are not a nursing infant then you don't really require the nutritional composition of breast milk, but it's certainly not dangerous. It has a lot of fat, and antibodies/nutrients - but for a healthy, immunocompetent adult i don't think drinking breast milk is necessary for optimal nutrition. It's safe, just a little weird, ;-). Cheers! ...Read more
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
Yes: It is done in many cultures around the world. ...Read more
It is not healthy: It is not healthy as it is high in chlesterol as babies benefit from high cholesterol levels in breast milk, nfant 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 if you drink to taste it, it will not hurt. ...Read more
Many benefits: Breast fed infants have fewer allergies, have higher iq's, lower risk of heart disease and obesity and may have lower risk of type 2 diabetes (the jury is out on that one yet). These are just the things we know about so far. So you will be smarter and healthier - no bad, huh? ...Read more
Enough: Mom will produce enougjh the average intake a newborn has is 15-40 ml a feed but it can vary depending on the infant and moms supply. Some babies will take 2-3 oz a feed by 12 days old...Others 1-2 oz. As long as baby is gaining weight and satisfied, then he/she is getting enough. ...Read more
None that I know of: Any potential benefit of the immune factors are diluted by other ingested foods . This is an interesting fad but should go the way of cabbage patch dolls in time. ...Read more
Can my one year old go without drinking milk? Im weening him off breast milk but he rejects 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
I am curious to know if a drink or two is safe and what the side-effects if it were to pass through the breast milk?
Hard to comment: There are arguments back and forth about the safety of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding there are some basic facts. Alcohol will pass through the breast milk and it lingers in the milk after it is made.Alcohol converts to byproducts (formaldehyde) that are toxic to the developing brain.There is no level of alcohol exposure that is considered safe to a developing infant. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What did your pediat: Pediatrician say, there are many different types and sometimes you have to try a few before u find the right one, but you should be using what your baby's doc recommends. ...Read more
Joelle has not passed motion for one day she cries. She is 15 days old she is drinking breast milk?
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