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The Effects Of Alcohol In Breast Milk On A Baby
Probably not: We know that the composition of breast milk changes from the beginning of a nursing session to the end (the fat content rises as the baby nurses longer. And we know that milk produced in the morning is different than milk produced at night. So I am sure that there are variations between individuals. But breast milk is always the first choice for a baby. ...Read more
My baby had a rash of large red areas in his neck and face.after having 1/4 oz of formula for the first time (contained milk and soy) most of it dripp?
? Hives: This is suspicious for milk and or soy allergy. Talk to your doctor about your options. All the best. ...Read more
Low dose fine: Prednisone is secreted in small amounts in the breast milk but low dose use by breastfeeding mothers is considered safe. High dose > 40 mg /day over an extended period may influence infant growth and development. See hale, t "medications and mothers milk, 15ed, 2012. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best time to drink a cup of coffee to ensure the lowest amount of caffeine will be in my breast milk? Before/after feeding?
Coffee: The best time would be after nursing. ...Read more
This could cause : real problems with fat soluble vitamins. Don't know the specific vitamins contained in the pills. ...Read more
Multiple.: Adverse events were observed in animal studies. Tramadol has been shown to cross the human placenta when administered during labor. Postmarketing reports following tramadol use during pregnancy include neonatal seizures, withdrawal syndrome, fetal death, and stillbirth. Not recommended for use during labor and delivery. Enters breast milk/not recommended. ...Read more
Will the birth control that is implanted in the arm decrease my milk supply or cause any harm to my 3 week old. Breast feed only?
No and No: No the small amount of hormones excreted into the milk does not have any affect on supply or any harm to baby. ...Read more
What are some statistics on the health of infants that were raised with bottle feeding and breastfeeding?
My mother died and there was some empty packets of somac and blood on the Floor is it possible to die of taking much of this kind of medication?
Unlikely, but...: Many things are possible in life, so the answer to "Is it possible?" is usually "Yes"... but that has little or no meaning. A better question is, "How likely is it?"... which may have a meaningful answer. See: http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/digestive-system/indigestion-reflux-and-stomach-ulcer-medicines/heartburn-and-reflux-medicines/for-individuals/active-ingredients/pantoprazole/somac-tablets ...Read more
Yes: Have both of your breasts developed normally? There is a condition known as poland's syndrome where one breast (and in severe cases, the underlying pectoralis muscle) does not develop. In patients with this condition, breast milk does not come in on the affected side. Even with normal breast development, it is possible that you have more milk glands on one size than the other. ...Read more
What effect would tpo's in the 2, 000 range have on the fetus of a maternal pregnancy on a long term outcome for child developement?
Risk of problems.: Anti-tpo (thyroid peroxidase) antibodies at such a high titer indicate that you are at risk for hashimoto's thyroiditis, goiter, hypothyroidism and adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as stillbirth, abruption, fetal growth restriction and preterm birth. See an mfm and endocrinologist to optimally manage your condition and minimize the risks to you and the baby. Hypothyroidism increases risk of cp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can husband drink milk produced in breast of her wife by stimulating the breast . IS it baleful for health?
No problem, unless..: Unless a mom has too little milk, it doesn't matter at all that somebody else (such as a twin sibling or another person) is drinking some of the milk. The breasts will make more. So, as long as the baby is well-fed and happily growing, mom is fine to share her breast milk. However, breast milk is very rich with lots of milkfat, so it may not be healthy for adult humans to drink too much of it. ...Read more
If a breastfeeding mother inhale pm2.5 while moving around, will that compromise the safety of her breast milk?
PM 2.5 particulates: The small particulates we deal with daily are no worse than the smoke from fires out distant great great grand parents dealt with.The placenta and your own bodies waste removal system (kidney, liver) sifts through your blood and purifies it before it crosses into the breast milk.All of us should avoid fumes from known toxins, oil paint, pesticides for our own health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the long term effects of bath salts for the baby if the mother ingested large amounts while pregnant?
Dangerous high: "bath salts" are an extremely dangerous drug that can lead to overdose. It often contains amphetamine-like chemicals, such as methylenedioxypyrovalerone (mpdv), mephedrone and pyrovalerone. These drugs are incredibly addictive and long term effects during pregnancy aren't completely known. Withdrawal effects and possible neurological impacts would be likely. ...Read more
Is it ok for breastfeeding mom to use skincare products with alcohol in the ingredient list? The alcohol is the second ingredient in the list.
Is the eating of the rice make a belly fat? Or the bread? Which one of them has the most benefit?
Alcohol enters milk: Babies can experience the effects of alcohol and other substances that pass through the milk. Some substances get through in very small amounts, while others are concentrated in milk--giving the baby a higher dose per pound of body weight then the mom took. It is not recommended to consume much alcohol when breast-feeding. Some research suggests that even small amounts may have long-term effect. ...Read more
Yes for both: Start with smoking; an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, add 2-3x incerase in bronchitis& ear infections & other respiratory issues. Add decreased growth & exposure to nicotine in the milk alcohol decreases milk production & passes in small amounts to baby.Even small amounts are potentially toxic to babies growing brain.At least you are breast feeding, that's good. ...Read more
Most of the time yes: Infants often normally reflux small amounts of milk after feeding, while burping, with motion or for no reason at all. They then can be hungry again very soon, and you can go ahead and feed them. But if the amount is unusually large or frequent, or their urine is dark, see your doctor asap. ...Read more
All try to be: If considering a formula, the primary difference in types is the source of protein, (cow milk vs soy bean) and type of sugar (lactose vs non-lactose). All are regulated a by the fda and required to have certain components. All claim to be similar to breast milk in their benefit to the kids. The major brands are supported by decades of continuing research. Find one baby likes and stick with it. ...Read more
Is it ok to give babies breast milk straight from refrigerator.... Can they tolerate the chillness ?
How many ounces of breast milk or fomula is a 3 week old infant supposed to drink and how many hours apart?
Newborn jaundice : No breast milk does not prevent newborn jaundice which will happen to most of newborn. Usually breast feeding newborns may have more jaundice than formula feeding babies. Because breast milk is the best nutrition for infants it is recommended that babies fed with breast milk. Neonatal jaundice should be followed closely and treated with photo therapy (bili light) if needed. ...Read more
What you eat can: Breast milk won't make babies gassy usually, and most tolerate straight breast milk very well. However, there are certain foods that are famous for causing gas and bloating if mom eats them, then breastfeeds: cabbage, spicy foods, pepper, onions, garlic, caffeine, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots. I've had parents figure out almonds, tomatoes, and such. Scout recent meals and take notes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very: It is the natural food for all infants. ...Read more
Infant fed similac pro advance formula and receives a minute amount of breast milk a day. Should we use a bovine colostrum product to boost immunity?
Don't be in a hurry!: The simplest, most natural way to wean is when your child initiates the process, usually around when solids are started. But if you're ready and they're not, try slowly tapering the number of nursing sessions every two or three days by replacing a nursing session with an alternative meal from a bottle/sippy cup/other foods (if ready). With luck, she'll be too busy with new experiences to notice! ...Read more
Not enough: The antibodies in breast milk are predominantly IgA, otherwise called gut antibody, because they help prevent germs from attaching & invading the gut wall. Mothers make IgG after a flu shot, and a little comes across in BM but not enough to be considered protective. If the kid is 6 mo they can get a flu shot.Before then we encourage any of their contacts to get one to "cocoon" baby in protection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is breast milk good for babies below 1 year for applying on eye's regularly or any kind of infection :) help me?
No: Breast milk is good for babies to drink. Not really for topical use in the eyes. Fresh breast milk may contain bacteria which may worsen an infection. Most eye infections are viral or allergies and will go away on their own. If the drainage persists all day or he has a fever, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 day old infant (2nd child) and I have extremely sore cracked nipples.I pumped milk and right breast milk had blood clots. Help please. ?
Don't worry!: some bleeding from the nipples is normal and if the baby gets a little of your blood in the milk it is ok. If there is a lot, you could dump it if it makes you feel better. Use a gentle barrier ointment like lanolin on your nipples after nursing. Make sure to vary nursing positions and alternate starting breast. See a lactation consult if things don't improve in a few days. ...Read more
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