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How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

Breastfeeding: A good latch is when your whole nipple is inside baby's mouth, passed the gum line. This way, the sucking takes place on the areola (dark skin around nipple) and you feel your nipple being pressed on the roof of baby's mouth. ...Read more

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Will lactation cookies help increase my milk for times when i cant pump at work? (Includes brewers yeast and flax seed

Will lactation cookies help increase my milk for times when i cant pump at work?
(Includes brewers yeast and flax seed

Should: If the cookies have the above ingredients they should help you. However, it is the "pumping" that is important. I would try to find a time at work when you can take the time to pump. ...Read more

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Lactation, I have pcos and have low milk supply. Tried reglan (metoclopramide). What can I do?

Lactation, I have pcos and have low milk supply. Tried reglan (metoclopramide). What can I do?

Breast Milk Flow in : Your case will depend on hormone status. Tips: 1800 cal/day, 6 glasses fluid, continue prenatal vit, diet- fruits, vegetable, brownrice, whole grain pasta, bread, beans, lean meat, low fat dairy, soy, tofu. Fenugreek, blessed thistle, red raspberry helps. Pump after nursing every 3 hours, empty breasts. Relax, reduce stress. Undress baby for more skin contact, both breasts in same feeding, etc. ...Read more

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Is the mommaid lactation supplement good to take if i'm not producing enough breast milk. Mommaid says it's developed by a m.D and nurse practitioner.

Is the mommaid lactation supplement good to take if i'm not producing enough breast milk. Mommaid says it's developed by a m.D and nurse practitioner.

Yes: Mommaid contains fenugreek seed, alfalfa leaf ; blessed thistle, all of which can stimulate lactation. It should be helpful and will help even more combined with additional measures- see http://www.Breastfeedingbasics.Com/articles/increasing-your-milk-supply. ...Read more

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Is funugreek and milk thistle a good lacation blend?

Is funugreek and milk thistle a good lacation blend?

Fenugreek: Commonly fenugreek and blessed thistle are for increasing milk supply. I recommend mother's milk tea. (at health food store)i have had consistent results with that and don't have to worry if it is a good combination...Because it is. There are acupressure points that can also help increase supply. See a trained practitioner in acupuncture/acupressure for proper instruction. ...Read more

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I besided I want to nursemy son again. I stopped a couple of months ago but I just purchase funugreek and milk thistle. Is this a good lacation blend?

I besided I want to nursemy son again. I stopped a couple of months ago but I just purchase funugreek and milk thistle. Is this a good lacation blend?

Relactation: Starting to nurse again after quitting for a couple months is very difficult. It is unlikely that you would get a full supply, but you can try. Often it will take prescription medication and the use of a very good pump unless the baby is willing to nurse 8 to 12 times a day. ...Read more

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What are lactation headaches?

What are lactation headaches?

Oxytocin induced....: Lactation headache, an unusual form of headache during the lactation, is believed to be triggered by the release of oxytocin which induces let down of milk from breast, and cause a spasm of arterioles (small ateries) in brain in some breastfeeding women resulting in headache. No specific treatment has been established yet. Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) is safe to try to relieve the headache. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good for lactation?

Is chia seed good for lactation?

Chia: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more

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Is there a way to induce lactation?

Is there a way to induce lactation?

Lactation: Naturally, breast milk production increases by increased intake of liquid diet ( eg apple juice, chicken soup etc.). Prescription medication used for enhancing breast milk production is -- reglan (metoclopramide). ...Read more

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How to lose weight during lactation?

How to lose weight during lactation?

Less in, more out...: To lose weight, you need to take in fewer calories than you are using each day. If your baby is only drinking breast milk, you're burning about 500 calories a day making milk. In one study, nursing moms taking in about 1700 calories a day lost weight without affecting their babies' health. Getting regular exercise will help too. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

No,would not use it: during nursing. It has recently been shown to cause liver damage in people taking it. ...Read more

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What is the best way to induce lactation?

What is the best way to induce lactation?

Nurse a baby: Simply having a baby at breast can induce milk production. Some hormones can help, but they can have side effects. ...Read more

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How do I stop lactation after an abortion?

How do I stop lactation after an abortion?

Dont touch: Avoid any nipple stimulation and the body will eventually stop producing milk. Should this persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to become a lactation counselor?

What steps should I take to become a lactation counselor?

Classes & practice : To become an ibclc, you need to attend educational programs and get hands-on experience with moms. To see requirements, check out http://iblce.Org/. ...Read more

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Can a woman develop normal lactation without having a baby?

Can a woman develop normal lactation without having a baby?

Not normal: Can develop from overstimulation of the nipples, medication side effects that increase prolactin levels, or a pituitary adenoma. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lactation problems?

What is the definition or description of: Lactation problems?

Lactation problems: Refers to challenges with breastfeeding. Can include problems with latch and milk transfer to infant. Also can include inadequate supply for a variety of reasons. Also can include breast infection- mastitis as well as yeast infection on nipple. ...Read more

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Men body can make ? lactation

Men body can make ?
lactation

Yes, men have breast: If you have a nipple discharge from your breast area, it can be a sign of some internal disease like hormonal imbalance. This requires a medical check up from your PCP. Also, you should tell us your age? ...Read more

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Any drug good for increasing lactation?

Any drug good for increasing lactation?

Not really: The best way to increase milk supply is to nurse more often. There are some herbs, like moringa, that have been shown to help in certain situations. Metoclopramide doesn't work very well and has side effects. Domperidone is controversial because it affects heart rhythms. For detailed info, see http://www.Bfmed.Org/media/files/protocols/protocol%209%20-%20english%201st%20rev.%20jan%202011.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are some tricks to help with lactation?

What are some tricks to help with lactation?

Helping lactation: The number one trick is to spend as much time as possible with the baby in your arms, even skin-to-skin. Learning baby's early cues of hunger is important because once they are crying, it's hard to latch. Cluster feeding in the evening hours is normal. Get help from a lactation consultant or local la leche league early. ...Read more

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