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Nursing Sucks Fingers Gags
After nursing, my 2.5 month old sucks his fingers and occasionally gags himself. Why could this be?
I am a nursing student and I need help with one part of my project. I need to know what hormones are active in maintaining homeostasis as a result of a severed finger?
If a guy cums then fingers a girl can she get pregnant even if she's not ovulating but is taking pre Natal's and nursing a baby ?
No egg = no baby: Regardless of what else is going on, a woman cannot get pregnant if she is not ovulating (no egg = no baby). The problem is, how does a woman know she is not ovulating? If she has her ovaries and is not post-menopausal, she may ovulate at some time... which means she has an egg at some time (egg = potential baby). If she ovulates at some time, she should use a form of birth control all the time. ...Read more
Breastfeed prep: First thing is to find a local prenatal breastfeeding class so you know what to expect and some basic positioning and latching tips. Then, about a month before due date start some gentle manipulation of the nipples, including rubbing with a terry cloth towel to start to toughen the skin. Leave nipples open to air daily. plan where and how you'll handle nursing once you're home. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This is normal. Most of this is likely true feeding and necessary but some babies will use breastfeeding s a pacifier. Essentially true feeding is vigorous and consistent. Suck, suck, breath... Pacifying feeding is 30-40 minutes later and more like suck, snooooooooze, suck, snoooooze. During this phase of feeding baby isnt eating, just pacifying. That feeding can be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the factors that need to be considered in determining whether or not someone needs to go to a skilled nursing facility?
24/7 care: the key thing is not able to maintain independently - medications, self care, daily routine such as bathing, clothing, toileting, household activities, lack of availability to provide supervision, lack of financial resource available, lack of family commitment to care for and the distance between two locations. Security of health and safety are another factors ...Read more