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Things You Can Or Cant Do While Breastfeeding
Is it enough to breast feed my baby 6 months then give her formula ? I don't want to but it takes time and i cant
Every day helps: The superiority of breast milk over other feeds in infancy is well known.After 8-9 months as solids are added the benefit begins to diminish.For those moms whose life gets in the way with job or other conflicts, be comforted that ever the first 2-4 months of bf have placed your baby on a better course for good health.Bf to a year if you can, longer if baby needs nurturing, but do what you must. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I started antibiotics for an infection around my tooth on Sat at 5pm its Mon & not better. im breastfeeding so I cant take certain pills. what do I do?
In terms of: The changes in the breast, plastic surgeons usually advise that it's about 5-6 months before everything has "settled back down", after finishing breast feeding. That's one reason why we wait this period of time before performing a breast surgery after pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been breastfeeding for about 3 weeks. Things went well the 1st 2wks but lately my production has been down. What could cause this & how can I fix?
Breastfeeding: A lactation specialist should be able to provide more recommendations. However, decreased milk production can be caused by stress, inadequate fluid intake, failure of baby to empty the breast during feeding. Try to nurse your baby every 2 hours for at least 24 hours and then resume previous schedule of every 2.5 to 3 hours. Make sure there is excellent latch and baby is gaining weight. ...Read more
Get plenty of: rest, drink plenty of fluids, eat healthily and try to relax and enjoy that time with your baby!! ...Read more
See below:: Shark, swordfish, tilefish, king mackerel should be avoided due to high mercury content. Fresh water fish that come from places that are known to be contaminated. Artificial sweeteners like saccharin. Alcohol is allowed in small amounts.Coffee (limit to two cups a day) or other caffeinated foods and drink. Processed foods with numerous additives. ...Read more
I am always tired and forget a lot of things. I am still breastfeeding my 19m old and have not lost weight, feels like I gained. Can it be my thyroid?
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