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Menstruation While Nursing
I just like to ask if it is normal that i haven't had my menstruation after i gave birth. My son he us now 15 months old & i'm still nursing.
Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more
Nursing for full year, no period, on micronor. Once stopped nursing, switched to loseasonique and have had steady menstruation for two months. Normal?
Common.: Breakthrough bleeding and annoying spotting is more common on LoSeasonique because you are not having a regular period every month as you would on a regular type of pill. LoSeasonique is a low dose pill making breakthough bleeding even more common. You might consider switching to a pill that gives you a regular period or try regular Seasonique. Best wishes! ...Read more
Hi, my period lasted for 8 days but is normally 4 days my appetite in food have decreased since 2 wks ago. I dont eat I'm also nursing. What is wrong?
No: No, it is not possible to predict when a breastfeeding woman's periods will return. Mostly likely, it will be a few months. Also, continuing to breastfeed may delay the return of periods even longer. Remember, a woman can get pregnant on the first ovulation after delivery, and then deliver her next baby, without ever getting a period between the first and second babies! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please ASK: The best thing you can do for you and your baby if you have nursing problems is to ask for help and support! start with your pediatrician, obgyn, labor nurses and local lactation consultants or laleche league. Many town health departments or wic offices can direct you to resources. Enlist the emotional support of your partner and mother or support person as well. Other breast feeding moms too! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What if you are in a skilled nursing facility and dr's orders are not being followed but makes in your chart that it was done?
Violation: If you are certain that something is supposed to be done and it's not being done, bring this up to the nurse supervisor. They will supervise whether something is supposed to be done or not. If the problem persists, bring the problem to the patient liaison for investigation. Your job is to make sure that things are being done and your health is being looked after. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rough estimate: Babies consume roughly 1/2 their pound weight as ounces at a feeding after it is well established. For a 8 lb kid that equates to ~ 4 ounces. For breast fed kids i find it better to count diapers than ounces. Too many moms get stuck on quantity & express & bottle feed to watch volume.If baby is wetting a diaper every 4-6 hours and filling out, it is doing fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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