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What can a man do to be able to make milk to breastfeed?

What can a man do to be able to make milk to breastfeed?

Buy it... :-)): Well, a normal man cannot make milk to adequately feed a baby. Biologically a man does not have the type of breast tissues and appropriate hormones to make milk. Even taking hormones won't do the job! nor it is recommended. The easiest is buy the formula! or the mother can pump and the man can use that milk to feed the baby via bottle.... ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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


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What does it feel like when your milk starts to dry up? Can I stil breastfeed when that happens?

What does it feel like when your milk starts to dry up? Can I stil breastfeed when that happens?

Drying up : if your breasting is drying up, your baby will start to want to feed a lot more frequently and will not gain weight as much. You might need to start to drink 6-8 bottles of water and try to eat three meals Aday and two snacks ...Read more

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Currently trying to breastfeed my 1week old baby ? What foods can I eat to give me milk but at the same time not gain weight ?

Currently trying to breastfeed my 1week old baby ? What foods can I eat to give me milk but at the same time not gain weight ?

Diet and breast feed: Highly nutritious food , organic if possible. Fruits, vegetables, milk, yogurt, lean meat, poultry, beans, legumes, whole grain foods, berries, banana, rice, sweet potato. Avoid fried foods and transfat foods. ...Read more

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Does my eating also contribute to my producing milk to breastfeed my baby? If I eat very ltttle does that effect my production of milk?

Does my eating also contribute to my producing milk to breastfeed my baby? If I eat very ltttle does that effect my production of milk?

Intake ==> output: There is one time in a woman's life when she can eat a healthy diet (plus healthy snacks) and not need to worry about gaining much weight. That is when breastfeeding a baby. See my comment also. ...Read more

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I hurt very much when i put her to breastfeed I dont have enough milk for one feed let alone 2.. And for another 3 months, i doubt it!!!

I hurt very much when i put her to breastfeed
I dont have enough milk for one feed let alone 2..
And for another 3 months, i doubt it!!!

Incorrect latch: You should make sure the baby is skin to skin with you while breastfeeding and she is laying across your chest. Open her mouth wide by tickling her upper lip, then place her mouth around the outside of your areola, not on your nipple. The first 60 seconds may sting but once the baby begins gulping you should feel more comfortable. If you don't drink enough water you won't produce enough milk! ...Read more

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Is it the same to pump milk as to breastfeed my baby directly?

Is it the same to pump milk as to breastfeed my baby directly?

Not really: Breast feeding is more than just supplying milk. Baby gets to lay there and cuddle while they listen to the same heartbeat they heard during pregnancy.They also move as you move as they did inside.These nurturing features are hard to quantify, but they are part of the breastfeeding experience. ...Read more

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Is it still possible to breastfeed a month after drinking a milk suppresant?

Is it still possible to breastfeed a month after drinking a milk suppresant?

Breastfeeding: Yes you might still be able to breast feed. Stimulation of your breasts would help you regain your breast milk. ...Read more

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If i were to breastfeed my husband for fun, would this affect my milk for my baby?

If i were to breastfeed my husband for fun, would this affect my milk for my baby?

No: You will still produce enough milk for your baby. The more milk that is used, the more that is made. A woman can easily produce enough breast milk to nurse twins. ...Read more

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How can my wife increase her milk production? We are supplementing with formula, but she wants to breastfeed exclusively.

How can my wife increase her milk production? We are supplementing with formula, but she wants to breastfeed exclusively.

Breastfeeding: The best thing a mother can do to increase milk production is to put the bay to suck more. Otherwise, increase the amount of fluid intake. Some even suggest o drink "malta". Exclusive breastfeeding for 4-6 months is appropriate if something else is added bay won't suck enough. You may consider consult la leche league or nurses specialized in breastfeeding. ...Read more

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