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My 8 Year Old Daughter Still Wants To Be Breastfeeding
One year old daughter crying for breast feed in night. Eats mild solids well. Not drinking bottle milk . Expects me always around her, else she cries?
Possible teething: She may be crying at night for another reason. At a year of age she is conceivably teething thereby giving her pain. Try giving her Ibuprofen or tylenol at bedtime and see if that soothes her.If you want to stop the night time feeds another thing you can try, is to let her cry it out. Go to her when wakes up, sooth her but don't pick her up. After 3-4 nights and youll get your rest. ...Read more
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
Can i get B12 or other weight lose shots while breastfeeding? I am still 50 pounds over weight and my daughter is 5 months old
B12 for deficiency..: It is not a weight loss product. Don't need it as a shot unless there is a specific need, i.e. A specific kind of anemia caused by poor absorption. Of the vitamin.. Other injections for "weight loss" might get into breast milk, would avoid (unless you are talking about Insulin to treat diabetes). ...Read more
I want to take Spironolactone for my hormonal acne, but am still breastfeeding (comfort nursing) my 10 month old daughter. Safe to take the Spiro?
Hi. I am 32 years old and breastfeeding my 4 month old daughter. My question is, it is safe to take collagen during breastfeeding? Would this suppleme
My youngest child is 8 years old and i did not breast feed her but everyday i find what looks like dried milk on my nipple. What is this?
Will following a ketogenic diet while breastfeeding adversely affect my 8 month old daughter? She is a good eater and eats a variety of solids.
Constant ketosis: In light of the fact that your infant "is a good eater and eats a variety of solids", breast feeding her while on the ketogenic diet probably will not harm the baby. However, it may have detrimental effects on your health and energy levels. Our body needs carbs to perform normal day functions. Importance of a well balanced diet cannot be overemphasized. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding my 8 month old daughter. For about the past 6-7 days, my breasts(nipples) have been very sore and bleeding what could be the cause?
I have a daughter that is 7 weeks old and shes not breastfeeding, we feed her formula! shes a big eater and eats 190ml evey third hour. Is it normal?
I have a daughter of ten months and till this day im still breastfeeding but lately my breasthurt. Especially my left side is that normal?
No: Breast pain after nursing for several months without pain is not normal. It may be from a plugged milk duct which can be treated with heat and gentle massage. It also could be caused by mastitis (infection of the breast) or a yeast infection. If heat and massage don't help, you should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more
I ate jackfruit and baked seeds, I am breastfeeding and my daughter vomitted a lot right now. She is 11 months old. Thanks?
Jackfruit: Your daughter may be reacting to the seeds that you have eaten. In general, they are not recommended to be eaten ...Read more
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