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Where can I take a breastfeeding class?

Where can I take a breastfeeding class?

Hospitals: Large local hospitals will have a breastfeeding center with classes and support groups; even if they do not, they will have community education courses; you can also ask for lactation counselors; another resource is your local la leche league. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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Can i take flygyl during breastfeeding?

Can i take flygyl during breastfeeding?

Yes: This medication has been well studied in lactation and there are no specific concerns about its use. ...Read more

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Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Let me advise you: Perccet compose of two medications. Oxycodone&acetaminophen however, the oxycodone component is a narcotic and could cause significant problems in a nursing infant. If you have to take it is a good idea to watch for any changes in your baby, such as breathing problems, excessive sleeping, or feeding problems. The manufacturer does not recommend that women use this medication while breastfeed. ...Read more

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Can women take scopinal while breastfeeding?

Can women take scopinal while breastfeeding?

Scopinal: It is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk, although only small amounts are likely to be found due to the properties of the medicine. The class of medicines that this one belongs to may reduce the production of breast milk. The manufacturer states that this medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Could I take medicines if I am breastfeeding?

Could I take medicines if I am breastfeeding?

Yes, but: Check with your md as some medicines will cross into the breast milk and affect the baby. Obvious examples are narcotics. ...Read more

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Can i take appetite pill while breastfeeding?

Can i take appetite pill while breastfeeding?

Drugs & breastfeedin: Please be careful about taking any medications when breastfeeding as most of them are secreted into breast milk and can adversely affect your baby. Please consult your OB or the baby's pediatrician before you take that appetite pill to confirm its safety for the baby. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Beast milk and medicine: Are you asking about table salt ? If a prescription of some sort call who prescribed it and ask. ...Read more

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Can I take any medicines if I am breastfeeding?

Can I take any medicines if I am breastfeeding?

It Depends: Most medications are ok with breastfeeding, but there are some ones that should be avoided while breastfeeding. With thousands of medications on the market, it matters greatly what is your medical problem and what the particular medication is. A book by dr. Tom hale, medications and mother's milk give good practical advice. Don't let your doctor let the pdr or package insert guide his suggestions. ...Read more

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Medicines that are ok to take while breastfeeding?

Medicines that are ok to take while breastfeeding?

Too many to list: Check with your doc or pediatrician for this information.If ready to do some heavy reading, buy the reference "medications and mothers milk" by t hale, 15 ed, 2012. ...Read more

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What are the medicines i can't take while i'm breastfeeding?

What are the medicines i can't take while i'm breastfeeding?

Too many to list: As a rule, anything i would give to baby as a medicine can be taken by mom during breastfeeding. However, there are a large number of medicines that should be avoided & you should check with babies healthcare provider before starting medications. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take to help with a cold while breastfeeding?

Is there anything I can take to help with a cold while breastfeeding?

Yes: Pseudoehedrine is generally considered safe during breadtfeeding and very likely most effective for cold symptoms. It has been shown to possible decrease milk production though, so drink lots of water or fluids to help. It should only be used for short term, which most colds are. Phenylephrine is definitely safe and no effect on milk supply, but no terribly effective. ...Read more

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Just wondering if i can take worming tablets while i'm breastfeeding? I live in australia

Just wondering if i can take worming tablets while i'm breastfeeding? I live in australia

Pin worms: One can take a one time dose of medication for pinworms or threadworms while nursing. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and I was wondering if it was ok to take a stacker while I am breastfeeding?

I am breastfeeding and I was wondering if it was ok to take a stacker while I am breastfeeding?

Pl avoid for now: " After you have your baby, you are probably anxious to return to your pre-baby weight and body. However, using weight loss supplements while breastfeeding is not only unnecessary, but they also can have a negative impact on your baby's health. It is much healthier for both you and your baby if you lose weight gradually and naturally." ...Read more

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My baby is 5 months.she is suddenly getting more hungrier. she is not satisfied after breastfeeding.she also takes more formula than before.night feed?

My baby is 5 months.she is suddenly getting more hungrier. she is not satisfied after breastfeeding.she also takes more formula than before.night feed?

Needs more calories: Sounds li k e she is either going through a growth spurt and needs more calories, or that your milk supply has dropped off some and needs a boost. If you feel your milk supply is adequate, it may be time to begin introduction of solids. Talk to your pediatrician. ...Read more