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Doctor insights on: Why Are My Boobs One Bigger Than The Other Can I Vacuum Pump The Smaller One

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I smoked a small amount of marijuana one time, a couple of days ago. How long should I pump & dump my breast milk to ensure its safe for baby again?

I smoked a small amount of marijuana one time, a couple of days ago. How long should I pump & dump my breast milk to ensure its safe for baby again?

Not necessary: There will be such a small amount of active agent crossing into the milk that it will be undetectable and your baby will not get exposed. Always a good idea to avoid drugs during nursing - and a good time to cease smoking if you have that addiction,. ...Read more

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I took a drink of champaign for a celebratory toast, should I pump before breast feeding? It was just one drink

I took a drink of champaign for a celebratory toast, should I pump before breast feeding?  It was just one drink

Alcohol&breastfeedin: Although a glass of wine is permitted, champagne has a higher alcohol content. It might not be a bad idea to skip the next feeding, discard the pumped breast milk and offer a feeding of formula. ...Read more

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When pumping, breast milk is coming out of one breast very well, the other one not so much. How can this be corrected. ?

When pumping, breast milk is coming out of one breast very well,  the other one not so much.   How can this be corrected.     ?

Consult doctor: Your this breast may be smaller than other or some structural difference , but this breast is producing milk .This may be normal variation and may not need any treatment .Still consult specialist ( breast) , he may suggest some test to make it sure that every thing is normal . ...Read more

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Are vacuum assisted breast core biopsy guns always attached to a machine? the one I had was just a gun, not cord attached. Not vacuum assisted then?

Are vacuum assisted breast core biopsy guns always attached to a machine? the one I had was just a gun, not cord attached. Not vacuum assisted then?

Yes: Yes, typically the vacuum assisted biopsy guns are attached to the computer/machine because a program runs it and the vacuum runs through it.Sometimes a handheld stereotactic gun is used instead due to the nature of the lesion being biopsied-much better for dense tissue or firm lesions.The clumsiness of all the tubing with the vacuum ones can be a problem too although better for calcifications. ...Read more

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