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Why Am I Always Thirsty After Breastfeeding
I'm breastfeeding and had a c/section 5wks ago. I'm really thirsty but not peeing heaps and don't have the urge to pee. Should i be worried?
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
Yes: This is a very common and important concern. The short answer is yes, but the long answer is that the degree of "un-evenness" is minimal. It is common for most women to have a slight difference in size and shape of their breasts. Breastfeeding does stimulate changes in size and as the infant is weaned that size difference may be accentuated. This difference, becomes minutes as the months pass. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Confusing signals: Most people don't understand that a baby sucks for pleasure, not simply as a sign of hunger. The high concentration of pleasure sensors on the lips assures that baby will latch and learn to feed, after a pregnancy where they did not. Do not feel obligated to offer supplements or feed again just because they are sucking.If they are gaining well, they are getting enough. ...Read more
I always feel dizzy and fatigue after and during breastfeeding EVERYTIME .. fainted during a session the other day... help me ..
Get rest and fluids: If you are not getting enough rest, fluids and nutrition, then holding your baby in one position for a extended period of time is very taxing to your system. In addition, if you are having discomfort, then tensing your body or holding your breath will decrease blood flow back to your heart and brain and will increase your chance of fainting. You need to take care of yourself before your baby. ...Read more
I m breastfeeding my 9 months baby.my periods delayed every month come after due date..before baby it was always come before 5 days..what should I do?
Breast cancels pregn: When breast feeding the hormonal cycling in your body changes to prevent you from getting pregnant. In the third world breast feeding is a mode of contraception. You don't have to do anything but be careful or you might get pregnant sooner than you and your spouse want to. ...Read more
Always had healthy ovulation.can i conceive first ovulation after birth(breastfeeding 3mth old)if i needed 1 cycle clomid to get pregnant last time?
After my cesarean operation i still feeling tired always and feeling dizzy especially in the evening.Is it normal to a breastfeeding mother like me?
C-section & breastfe: Cesarean section is major surgery and recovery time can be very variable. Add to that the toll that breastfeeding your baby takes on you. You remain sleep-deprived due to frequent nursing and this may be the reasons why you are always tired. If there was considerable blood from the surgery, you may have become anemic in addition. Please talk to your ob. ...Read more
My son (1year) after moving to UK stop drinking water, even a sip. Back in my country he used to take water. He regularly get breastfeeding.What to do?
Breast Fluids: It sounds as if he has had a change in his routine with this recent move. Is he still having his usual wet diapers? If so, he is likely just getting plenty of fluids out of his milk from the breast. Once you get settled, start again with a cup in a high chair with a little meal. Weaning is a choice between baby and mommy, but World Health Organization recommends nursing up to age 2. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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