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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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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Which are the best foods for moms to eat while breastfeeding?

Which are the best foods for moms to eat while breastfeeding?

Good, balanced diet: All over the world, women breastfeed their babies just fine. These women have very different diets from one another, yet as long as they eat balanced diets with a good variety of foods, they should do well with their breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom may choose to avoid a food that she suspects is causing a change in a baby's behavior, and should discuss this with the doctor. ...Read more

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Is collagen safe for breastfeeding moms?

Is collagen safe for breastfeeding moms?

Collagen...: ...Is a significant ingredient in all types of meat, and the primary protein in jello. All of these are safe to eat in pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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What are the foods that breastfeeding mom should avoid?

What are the foods that breastfeeding mom should avoid?

Breastfeeding : Actually not many. Best to avoid chemicals, pesticides, etc. I am would choose a whole foods, plant based diet, minimizing processed foods and going organic as much as you can. ...Read more

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Slimming tea is safe for breastfeeding mom?

Slimming tea is safe for breastfeeding mom?

Depends: That depends on the ingredients, but many of these products contain stimulants like caffeine, which very well may be a problem for a breastfeeding mom. I would not use these products while nursing. ...Read more

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Can mom who are breastfeeding take dulcolax?

Yes: This is one of many bowel related products that breastfeeding moms can take that will not interfere with lactation. ...Read more

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Can breastfeeding moms smoke synthetic marijuana?

Can breastfeeding moms smoke synthetic marijuana?

NO: Synthetic marijuana ("spice") has been made illegal in many states - smoking it results in significant lung injury and even death. I you are not only endangering yourself - but your unborn child as well. ...Read more

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Taking mefenamic is it safe for breastfeeding mom?

Breastfeeding: It is best to avoid all unnecessary medications while breastfeeding like during pregnancy. Some mefenamic acid does appear in breast milk. Pregnancy category C means either animal studies have shown toxicity or enough studies have not been done to determine safety. Best not to take the medication while breastfeeding. I am glad breastfeeding which is best for the babies health is happening. ...Read more

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What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

What is the right dosage of cephalexin for breastfeeding moms?

Usual dose for adult: Cephalexin is compatible with breastfeeding and does not need dose adjusted. ...Read more

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What kind of food should a breastfeeding mom eat more while breastfeed her g6pd baby?

What kind of food should a breastfeeding mom eat more while breastfeed her g6pd baby?

Vitamin E and Folic : Food high in vitamin e and Folic Acid help decrease red blood cell breakdown in g6pd. Definitely avoid fava beans since they are a known cause of red blood cell breakdown in the blood. Mom could be careful to chose for herself milk formulas which have no traces of soy or soya beans since soy and red wine, and blueberries could trigger g6pd. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding nutrition for on demand mom and how many meals a days? And how to makes more milk?

Breastfeeding nutrition for on demand mom and how many meals a days? And how to makes more milk?

Breastfeeding: Drink plenty of water. Get rest and eat 3-5 meals per day. To produce more milk, nurse your baby or pump more frequently. It is a matter of supply and demand. ...Read more

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Im so thin and im breastfeeding mom,what multivitamins should I take to gain my weight or to become fat?

Im so thin and im breastfeeding mom,what multivitamins should I take to gain my weight or to become fat?

One increases: calories to gain weight - one doesn't increase vitamins. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (w added silken tofu or powdered ...Read more

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Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Unstudied products: These two chemicals have not been studied to prove their safety while breastfeeding. It is unlikely that these two are putting your baby at risk but we cannot say with 100% certainty. ...Read more

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I have heard that swimming in cold sea or taking cold shower will result in drop in milk supply for breastfeeding moms.is that right?

I have heard that swimming in cold sea or taking cold shower will result in drop in milk supply for breastfeeding moms.is that right?

Breast feeding: It is perfectly fine to swim- reduction in breast milk production would occur if your core body temperature dropped, but most often due to dehydration and lack of caloric intake. Enjoy the swim just don't get frozen! ...Read more

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They say ultrasonic weight cavitation shouldnt be done on breastfeeding moms.But i just want to get it done on my just my face.Is that ok ?

Ask your doctor: I would assume this is probbaby not going to affect your breast feeding but you should ask your doctor who does the procedure. That is the person to ask. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more