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My Newborn Has Gas All The Time And I Breast Feed What Can I Do
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
Depends: Try to set a good pattern & reap benefits.Allow baby up to 2hrs sleep during the day & wake them at the breast, feed for 5-15min/side then do body maintenance/ play until tired & put down for rest. Repeat after 2hr rest continue thru day. End your day as baby goes down ~11p & let baby wake you at night. Feed/clean put down & start the day routine.My moms usually get 5-6 hrs sleep by 1wk in. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife gave birth 2 days ago and she cannot breast feed at the moment. What could we do to increase productivity and also feed the newborn? F,32
I can't breast feed my newborn baby. Is there a way to give him all the antibodies breast milk contains? Is it safe to buy breastmilk?
Not reproducible: Modern science has been unable to re-create human breast milk. If pumping your own breast milk and bottle feeding it is not an option, choosing an infant formula will still give your baby proper nutrition for growth and development. Many infant formulas now have probiotics, felt to be beneficial for the digestive tract. Buying breast milk is a personal decision, but know your source. ...Read more
My newborn baby doesn't want my milk. I'm so depressed. I want to breast feed him. Also, I have an inverted nipple and my milk doesn't flow quickly.
My breastfeeding wife with a 5 day old newborn is overproducing milk. Her breasts are engorged with milk and they hurt, sometimes leak. What can we do?
Pump and store: If the baby is not keeping up with your supply, simply empty the breasts after feeding with a manual or electric pump to relieve symptoms and to prevent mastitis. You can freeze and store all your extra milk when you are not able to breast feed or are ill and cannot breastfeed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Newborn had only 2 bowel movements. Taking simethicone after feedings. Lots of gas, fussiness, crying. Supplementing breast milk with similac.
Fussiness: Breast fe babies can have a stool with each feeding, once a, day or can go as pong as a week without having one. They maybet fussy as the week progresses. Try burping your infant frequently If he seems to be constipated you may give him formula with 1-2 tablespoons with dark Karo syrup ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Your milk is made continuously & the drugs will remain at trace levels for days.Baby will get enough drug to show up on testing.The long term effect or their brain is unknown but it increases risk of crib death. It's time you decide whether you want to breast feed or light up. In my state a random urine test on you or baby would send the baby to child protective services and you to jail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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