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Symptoms of PMS and pregnancy while breast feeding?

Symptoms of PMS and pregnancy while breast feeding?

Could be normal: Breast feeding is not adequate contraception, so make sure you're not pregnant again. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is belching continuously symptoms of pregnancy? Iam 6 weeks pregnant now and on.Progesterone supplement. No other pregnancy symptoms

Is belching continuously symptoms of pregnancy? Iam 6 weeks pregnant now and on.Progesterone supplement. No other pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy Indigetion: It is common for the rising uterus to compress the intestines and sometimes cause indigestion and a sense of fullness in the third trimester of pregnancy. This early at 6 weeks of pregnancy that is unlikely. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain,many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking 7.5mg of mirtazapine while pregnant and/or breastfeeding?

What are the risks of taking 7.5mg of mirtazapine while pregnant and/or breastfeeding?

Likely small: No pregnant or breast feeding women were included in clinical trials with mirtazepine. This is a low dose so the benefit must be weighed against any potential risk. Likely very low levels in breast milk. ...Read more

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What are some pregnancy symptoms while implonon?

What are some pregnancy symptoms while implonon?

Implanon: Is very effective in pregnancy prevention within the 3 years of it's insertion. Side effects of Implanon can be similar to pregnancy symtpoms. If you are really suspicious, a home pregnancy test will give you the answer. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does a women taking celexa (citalopram) hinder her chances of getting pregnant?

Does a women taking celexa (citalopram) hinder her chances of getting pregnant?

No: There is no evidence that antidepressants reduce fertility.However caution should be exercised in using any medications during conception because of potential adverse effects on the fetus. ...Read more

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Any first month of pregnancy signs and symptoms?

Any first month of pregnancy signs and symptoms?

Many possible: Early pregnancy symptoms can include tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Does a fistful hairfall normal for breastfeeding mother? What are the other symptoms that might occur within nursing period?

Does a fistful hairfall normal for breastfeeding mother? What are the other symptoms that might occur within nursing period?

Yes. : hair loss for 2-3 months after giving birth is normal for both mother and baby. The hair will grow back. You may also experience uterine cramps as a result of breastfeeding. These are responses to hormones that are elevated at this time. ...Read more

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What are some early signs of pregnacy?? Even while on birthcontrol

What are some early signs of pregnacy?? Even while on birthcontrol

A pregnancy test: is the only reliable early sign of pregnancy on birth control pills. Symptoms will not be reliable at all until the pregnancy is much further along. ...Read more

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Can breastfeeding a baby give you some typical pregnancy symptoms?

Can breastfeeding a baby give you some typical pregnancy symptoms?

Yes: What symptoms in particular you are talking about? If cessation of menses yes both breastfeeding and pregnancy can stop your periods. While breastfeeding the level of a hormone prolactin is high which can hold your cycles. ...Read more

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On Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) as well as using condoms but having symptoms of pregnancy such as sore breasts, bloating, and cramps. What is the chance of pregnancy?

On Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) as well as using condoms but having symptoms of pregnancy such as sore breasts, bloating, and cramps. What is the chance of pregnancy?

Side effects: You don't get pregnant on DEPO and you don't get pregnant without sperm. You have to be smarter than this. In the material you got with your DEPO these extremely common side effects are very legibly laid out for you. This is how many females feel on DEPO. ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and breastfeeding.?

What are the bad effects of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and breastfeeding.?

No: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's& again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain & many suggest much of the ADD we see today is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects for women to drink green tea everyday? Especially during the menstrual period

Is there any side effects for women to drink  green tea everyday? Especially during the menstrual period

TCM: In traditional chinese medicine drinking green tea is not recommended during menses. It is reported that during menstruation women may lose 18 to 21 mg of iron in association w blood loss. The tannins in green tea can adversely impact absorption of iron through intestinal mucosa. The tannic acid may also ^ possibility of constipation. ...Read more

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Is it important to take flu vaccine while pregnant?during pregnancy is safer or during breastfeeding?why take the flu shot while pregnant?

Is it important to take flu vaccine while pregnant?during pregnancy is safer or during breastfeeding?why take the flu shot while pregnant?

Death or disability: We lost 2 pregnant moms during the 2009 flu outbreak in my medium sized town. Flu is potentially deadly during pregnancy and the inactivated flu injection can help you avoid it. ...Read more

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Can breastfeeding a baby give you some typical pregnancy symptoms?

Yes: What symptoms in particular you are talking about? If cessation of menses yes both breastfeeding and pregnancy can stop your periods. While breastfeeding the level of a hormone prolactin is high which can hold your cycles. ...Read more

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How long before take pregnancy test if symptoms while breastfeeding?

How long before take pregnancy test if symptoms while breastfeeding?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests don't turn positive until you're about 1 week late. If they're negative at that time, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding my 10 mnth old and haven't had a period since birth. I've had pregnancy symptoms for 10 days but have a negative hpt. Could i be pg?

I am breastfeeding my 10 mnth old and haven't had a period since birth. I've had pregnancy symptoms for 10 days but have a negative hpt. Could i be pg?

Blood test and : Ultrasound. You may wish to see your doctor for a blood test and ultrasound examination. Pregnancy is possible, you may wish to consult this site for other symptoms of pregnancy. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

Read: There are many excellent books on breastfeeding, and it is very helpful to understand how it all works and what to expect before you get there. You can try 'The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding' or 'The Nursing Mother's Companion'. Both are excellent, and can be found at bookstores or online. ...Read more

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How can I prepare for breastfeeding during pregnancy?

Good health : Preparing for breastfeeding is as easy as learning how to eat healthy and taking care of yourself. During pregnancy, you do not have to do anything special to your breasts, nature takes care of it. After the baby is born, stay healthy and avoid unnecessary drugs or alcohol. Also continue your prenatal vitamin. La Leche League has a great website. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will I ever lose the pregnancy weight by breastfeeding?

Will I ever lose the pregnancy weight by breastfeeding?

Nursing n wt: It takes more energy to nurse than to grow that baby which is why you're so hungry. This is the time to begin exercising and eat the healthiest that you can so the weight falls off and you feed your baby well. You may hang on the the last 10lbs or so until your done nursing, it's your body's way of protecting the baby's food source, don't worry! ...Read more

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What would cause me to loose significant amounts of weight ( now in three pregnancies) and gain weight after baby while n exclusively breastfeeding?

 What would cause me to loose significant amounts of weight ( now in three pregnancies) and gain weight after baby while n exclusively breastfeeding?

Less activity ?: After delivery, white spending time for breast feeding, it is possible that less time was spent on physical activity. Some mothers increase calory-intake while breast feeding, which also can result in weight gain. ...Read more

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When do I need to take a pregnancy test if breastfeeding?

When do I need to take a pregnancy test if breastfeeding?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is there an ssri that can be taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding?

Is there an ssri that can be taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding?

Risks versus benefits: Technically none of the antidepressants are officially approved for use in pregnancy. That being said many patients need these medications to function normally. In those cases the theoretical risk of exposure does not outweigh the certain need to take the medication. You and your doctor would discuss the situation and decide on a case-by-case basis if treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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If i took Suboxone throughout my pregnancy is it ok to take it while breastfeeding as well?

If i took Suboxone throughout my pregnancy is it ok to take it while breastfeeding as well?

Considered ok: Studies have found that less than 2% of the medication will appear in breast milk. Although no long term studies are available to list this as a completely benign med, it is considered safe. See:hale t, medications and mother's milk, 15ed.2012. ...Read more

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Am a breastfeeding mom how to identify my pregnancy?

Am a breastfeeding mom how to identify my pregnancy?

Same as always: Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by breastfeeding, foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened), 1 week after missing a period, or after starting a "weird" period. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy or breastfeeding ruin your breasts?

Does pregnancy or breastfeeding ruin your breasts?

Pregnancy changes it: During pregnancy your breast enlarge and the glands in your breasts get prepared for making milk once you deliver. Once the baby is out and starts to nurse your breasts get even bigger as they actively produce milk. However after breastfeeding for any length of time, your breasts do decrease in size about a cup size. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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