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Result Of Taking Roxid While Breastfeeding
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?
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
How can I get pregnant where breastfeeding for two years? Two periods in a months sumthing I try to get pregnant 4 times no results?
Yes: You can get pregnant while breastfeeding - I can have you meet my second child - a product of just that (and by the way, he's a great man now). However, your ovulation is much more sporadic, so knowing when you are fertile and ovulating is much more difficult to determine and you usually don't ovulate as often, so it may take longer to get pregnant while still nursing. ...Read more
Great job: Breast feeding is really hard. Breast feeding twins even harder. Great job! Breast feeding is not harmful to the mother if that is what you are asking. ...Read more
Can breastfeeding cause a false negative result on a pregnancy test at cycle day 40 after period has resumed for two 31 day cycles?
No: No. You had two normal intervening periods. ...Read more
I am 24 years and breastfeeding my 9 months daughter Can I make mammogramas as last result 2 years ago was fibro cysts in left breast Should I worry?
Ask your Dr.: There is no simple answer to this question. Many mothers do take antidepressants while breastfeeding, some antidepressant drugs are thought better than others for breastfeeding. It makes a difference how long you have been on meds, how bad your depression was, and how old and healthy your infant is. Too often drs just say "give a bottle." and this is not the best for the baby and mom. ...Read more
Per Drugs. Com: "Omeprazole Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding" "Limited information indicates that maternal omeprazole doses of 20 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. "
see: https://www. Drugs. Com/breastfeeding/omeprazole. Html. Take care. ...Read more
Depends on the meds: It totally depends on the medications you take to treat your migraines and the associated symptoms. Some may enter the breast milk, some may not. This would best be answered by consulting about your specific meds with your OB and your pediatric physician, maybe even your pharmacist. ...Read more
No: Breastfeeding is not hard, but like learning to walk, takes some effort and practice. If you are contemplating breast feeding, see you baby's future pediatrician early in the 2nd trimester, for a breast exam and guidance tailored to you. Pediatricians will be working with you and baby, and it can be a great advantage to utilize their expertise proactively. ...Read more
Expectations: Great advice. I'll add that it can take a good month to get the hang of this new task. Many moms think they should be pros right away. If this sounds like you, adjust your expectations and give yourself time. Lactation consultants are also a great resource. ...Read more
No: Only if there are medical reasons to. If you discover you have an underlying medical problem (such as hiv) that can be transferred to your baby through breastmilk, it is wise to discontinue nursing. Certain medications may also enter the breastmilk and pose a health risk to your baby. Otherwise, unless physically or emotionally unable to, breastfeeding should be continued despite minor illness. ...Read more
Feeding when hungry: Breastfeeding on demand means tuning into a baby's hunger cues and feeding her when she starts "telling" you she is hungry. Look for alert periods, smacking lips, making sucking sounds, turning toward the breast, or sucking on her hand as hunger cues. Once a baby starts crying, she is usually really hungry. Breastfeeding on demand is a wonderful way to naturally build up a great milk supply. ...Read more
No "deadline": There is no "deadline" for breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and breastmilk have numerous benefits for you and your child. At least 6 months is desirable and if you can make it to one year, that is even better. That being said, many women may only be able to breastfeed for a few months while some will continue to breastfeed into toddlerhood. The choice is up to you and your baby. Wean on your timeline. ...Read more
Why?: Breast feeding is both nutrition and nurturing and a kid gets something from both. After 8 months, the nutritional superiority begins to fade as other foods are added. The nurturing may fill a need for you both, and you can take cues from baby on when to let go. If you have to chase baby down to feed, or the kid finished quickly and wants to leave, its time to wean. If not, continue. ...Read more
Breastfeeding operates by demand, the more baby demands milk, the more milk the breasts produce. Make sure not to supplement any formula. Depending on where you're at post partum, advice may differ. Here's a great website with lots of good information:
http://www. Lalecheleague. Org/faq/increase. Html. ...Read more
Not Painful: As a mother of two who breastfed both of my children, I can tell you that the first few days are an adjustment period. The key to remember is that it should not hurt. The initial latching on may be uncomfortable but once the let down happens it not painful. To learn more about breastfeeding try reading: the womanly art of breastfeeding. ...Read more
Yes: At the beginning, with your first baby, breastfeeding -- although natural -- will not come naturally. It will take a few days of time and effort and help. But you can do it, and it is one of the best things you can do for baby and for yourself. Don't be shy in taking advantage of skilled nurses and lactation consultants (lc) after birth, and get referrals to lc for after discharge home. ...Read more
Yes: Of course! Exercise is great for your physical health and will not interfere with you producing breast milk as long as your nutrition (and hydration!) remains good. Be sure to drink lots of water and consume adequate calories to replenish what you may be losing from breast feeding and also working out. ...Read more
Persistence!: Fill a pitcher of water and set it next to your breastfeeding spot with a glass. Drink a glass of water every time you sit down to nurse. Be sure to get pillows you need to position the baby to the breast, rather than hunching down to the baby to nurse. I'm so happy you are doing this for your baby! This is the best gift a mother can give! ...Read more
Yes: It is not only ok to work out while breastfeeding it is healthy and beneficial to you and baby. The most important thing is to make sure you stay hydrated and drink extra water during your exercise sessions. Timing your exercise to after a feeding or pumping session will make the working out much more comfortable. Also, make sure you have a supportive sports bra. ...Read more
Up to you.: There is no medical reason to stop breastfeeding at any age; I've been asked if there is a reason to wean a school age child, and the only one I could think of was that other children would laugh at him. Your own considerations -- job, lifestyle, other children -- usually dictate this decision. Having said that, benefits of nursing become rather small after the age of 12 months. ...Read more
MANY: Advantages of breastfeeding include: better nutrition, better immunity, reduced risks of ear infections, protection of mom from some cancers. Also, breast milk is free, always available and always tailored exactly to your baby's needs. Breast feeding also allows the baby to decide how much to take, and probably helps prevent obesity. ...Read more
Healthy foods: Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, good sources of protein including dairy and milk if able. Also need complex carbohydrates like grains, rice, etc. Avoid spicy, fatty, fried foods and refined sugar. Drink pleanty of water and fluids. Continue taking your prenatal vitamins daily. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Feeling cold may be related to some hormonal changes that lead to a lower metabolic rate and lower body temperature, or that lead to less blood flow to the skin (or to the hands and feet). These changes can make a person feel like she is colder. A primary care doctor can evaluate and also refer to an endocrinologist if needed. ...Read more