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What Can A Breastfeeding Mom Take To Stop Vomiting
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
Depends on severity: If your motion sickness isn't too severe, then try ginger candy (or ginger capsules if you can't stand the taste of ginger!). This works well for some, especially if the symptoms are mild. If you have pretty severe motion sickness, then my medication of choice is zofran (ondansetron). It is fairly non sedating, unlike other over the counter and prescription meds. It can be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 3 week old nephew. He keeps vomiting brown. He drinks enfamil a.r also mom tried breastfeeding he also throws that up. ?
I am a breastfeeding mom for a 9 month old .Can i take the famous cabbage diet soup(wondersoup) as my everyday dinner to shed those extra calories.
Eat right food: As a nursing mother , you have to eat right healthy meals , containing enough proteins , carbohydrates, fats , vitamins and minerals , shed your calories by daily exercises and healthy habbits in order to keep the baby healthy, please see your doctor or nutritional consultant , starving on cabbage and soup is not the answer. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im so thin and im breastfeeding mom,what multivitamins should I take to gain my weight or to become fat?
One increases: calories to gain weight - one doesn't increase vitamins. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (w added silken tofu or powdered ...Read more
Hi, im a breastfeeding mom, my baby is 2 weeks old, and i would like to know if im able to drink the plan b? would i have to stop breastfeeding?
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Yes: That is a reasonable dose and one would not expect a great deal of transfer to milk at that level. ...Read more
Im a breastfeeding mom to a 2 1/2 month old. Ive been dealing with headaches from a cold of sinus's. is it ok to take dayquil?
Breastfeeding: You must balance the possibility of your child having side effects from medication in his food with the amount of relief you may have from the medication. Try a steamy shower, hot beverages, drink plenty of fluids and try to rest if at all possible. ...Read more
Im a breastfeeding mom to my 6wks baby.Is it ok if i take vit.E/alpha tocopherol while breastfeeding.I use to take it when im not yet pregnant?
See below: Scientists recommend that pregnant or lactating women be held to lower dietary intake levels of Alpha tocopherol and vitamin e substances. One reason is because high dosages of some of these tocopherol elements have been linked to birth defects. The rda for pregnant women of any age, it is 15 milligrams (or 22.5 iu); for breastfeeding women of any age, it is 19 milligrams (or 28.5 iu). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No effect: This osmotic agent stays in the gut of the mom and does not enter the breast milk to any significant degree. It can be used as needed without effecting the infant. ...Read more
28 year old mom with ms. Breastfeeding. Not postpartum. Is dieting ok? How many calories should I take in?
Suggestions: Recommend using an MS diet, perhaps Swank diet. Key is to use low salt, low fat, and you may do well with roughly 1500-2000 calories daily. But to design this, would have dietician help as my recommendation is complex, and somewhat nonspecific, but thematically, this can help. Also, get onto MS drug when breastfeeding concludes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you think about "Garcinia Cambogia fruit/extract" supplement for losing 12 kilos in 5weeks? Is it safe for moms to take during breastfeeding?
Ineffective: Despite its popularity on the internet and via Dr. Oz studies have shown Garcinia Cambodia is highly ineffective for weight loss. Save your money. Diet and exercise are the most effective ways to safely lose weight. My fitness pal is a great app to help. Check it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a breastfeeding mom and have a head cold. My son takes formula as well. Wanting to take zyrtec (cetirizine) d or dayquil. How long should I wait to nurse again?
Nursing: Okay to nurse while taking most over the counter medicines. ...Read more
When should I take the daphne pills? Im breastfeeding mom, no period yet since i gave birth 3 mos. Ago..
I have a 3mos. Old baby, i haven't got my period since i gave birth. Im breastfeeding mom, can I take daphne pills even if i haven't got my period?
What can I do/take instead of dramanine for motion sickness (nausea + vomiting) while breastfeeding? (i need something guaranteed to work!). Thank you
Scopolomine patch: A scopolomine patch is relatively safe for a short period (3 days). ...Read more
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