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Breast Pump (Definition)

A breast pump is used to pump breast milk. There are manual pumps and electric pumps. Both are effective, but the electric breast ...Read more


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Would a breast pump help make breasts bigger ?

Would a breast pump help make breasts bigger ?

No.: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). Building up pectoral muscles can lead to the breasts sitting on the chest wall in a manner that is attractive but will not increase cup size. ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna enlarge my breasts. Is breast pump a safe option?

What to do if i wanna enlarge my breasts. Is breast pump a safe option?

No: Breast pump is used to extract milk for breast feeding. Breast enlargement can be done only surgically. ...Read more

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Does frequent breast pump dries milk up?

Does frequent breast pump dries milk up?

Not specifically: A breast pump is not as efficient as a babies latch & feeding in extracting milk. If milk is left behind, the mechanism may take it as an indication that the baby is weaning & slow production. ...Read more

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How soon should I start using a breast pump after delivery of premie?

How soon should I start using a breast pump after delivery of premie?

As soon as possible: After delivery of a preemie, you should start pumping as soon as possible. Your OB can show you how to save & store your milk for your baby. The benefits for your baby are many & i commend you for asking. Talk to your doc if you have trouble or ask to talk to a certified lactation consultant. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does using a breast pump to stimulate breasts, help to bring on labor and or contractions?

Does using a breast pump to stimulate breasts, help to bring on labor and or contractions?

It can: Breast and more specifically nipple stimulation can be used to stimulate labor. It works for some. This should not be done without getting clearance by the doctor taking care of you. It is important to verify that you are a candidate for this before undergoing this procedure. ...Read more

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Why do my left side breast still big, droops and flat after having a baby and it has a slight pain i dont breast feed i just breast pump.

Why do my left side breast still big, droops and flat after having a baby and it has a slight pain i dont breast feed i just breast pump.

Change in shape: It is normal for your breasts to change in size and shape with and after breastfeeding. The slight pain could be a couple of things. As your milk " lets down" just before the milk begins to flow, you may be aware of a slight ACHE as the muscles around the milk ducts contract to get the milk going. Congratulations for breastfeeding your baby! He will be SO healthy! ...Read more

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I am concerned because of having less milk. I am also using breast-pump. How can I increase milk. I don't want to feed my baby with formula milk.

I am concerned because of having less milk. I am also using breast-pump. How can I increase milk. I don't want to feed my baby with formula milk.

Rest, diet & fluids: are mainly needed for breast feeding, kind of a full time job, if that doesn't work, please check with your endocrinologist , good luck ...Read more

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Can you fix inverted nipples using a breast pump?

Can you fix inverted nipples using a breast pump?

Breast pump: The breast pump will not turn innies into outies (not medical terminology). But the rhythmic suction of the breast pump will likely cause them to protrude allowing for milk secretion. ...Read more

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Is it better to rent or to buy a breast pump?

Is it better to rent or to buy a breast pump?

Yes and no.: If you can afford to buy and you plan on using it often and/or for multiple newborn/infants go for it. Renting is also just as good but the equipment is not yours to keep. You can always pass it on to a friend if you buy (or buy from someone you know). ...Read more

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Is it okay/safe to use a breast pump for a year?

Is it okay/safe to use a breast pump for a year?

SAFEUSE BREAST PUMP: Yes it is safe and there is no reason why you can not. ...Read more

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Can I use normal breast pump to enlarge breasts?

Won't work: A breast pump is not going to result in breast enlargement. There are special pumps that can result in some increase in the size of the breasts. ...Read more

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Which breast pump works best? Are any more convenient to use at work?

Which breast pump works best? Are any more convenient to use at work?

Breast pump: Check out "Breast pump buying guide " at http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/breast-pumps/buying-guide.htm ...Read more

Pacifier (Definition)

Pacifier use is associated with a significantly ...Read more