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Why do some women produce more milk than other women?

Why do some women produce more milk than other women?

Breast milk supply: The reasons could be improper latch, not nursing or pumping enough to meet supply, certain medications (including estrogen-containing hormonal contraceptives), illness, and dehydration. A rarer reason is sheehan's syndrome(post-partum pituitary gland dysfunction. You could discuss with your OB or pediatrician about fenugreek(otc herb). Some try reglan(prescription) as well. ...Read more

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What stage of pregnacy a woman can start producing milk?

What stage of pregnacy a woman can start producing milk?

2nd trimester: Pregnant women start producing milk as early as the second trimester, which would be around 14 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm 30years female..I don't like milk. How can I get calcium from other food?

I'm 30years female..I don't like milk. How can I get calcium from other food?

Many sources!: No problem that you don't like milk -- there are many other sources of calcium. Consider leafy greens (collards, kale, turnip greens, etc); black-eyed peas and other beans; firm tofu; fortified orange juice & also oranges; soy milk; almonds; sardines; salmon; blackstrap molasses; seaweed; bok choy, etc. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Is almond milk good for preganent women ?

Is almond milk good for preganent  women
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Yes: Almond milk is a very healthy choice. No adult actually needs cow's milk. What is needed is calcium, but this can be obtained from many non-dairy sources. A pregnant woman should get 1200 mg a day of calcium. Some great non-dairy sources can be found here: http://bit.Ly/x2cgwu. Almond milk compares quite well to dairy as a calcium source. See: http://bit.Ly/yahho1. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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Anmum milk for pregnant women, is it necessary?

Generallly no: Please consult your obstetrician for specifics in your case, but I do not recommend it as a routine supplement. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women drink ultrapasturized milk?

Could pregnant women drink ultrapasturized milk?

Yes: Pregnant women are advised to drink only pasteurized milk or fruit/vegetable juices. Ultra pasteurized milk goes through the same process of regular pasteurization, only at a higher temperature for a period of time. ...Read more

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How does milk form in women's breasts.?

How does milk form in women's breasts.?

Lactinferous ducts: The breast contains "milk producing tissue"(lactineferous ducts) that when stimulated by the hormone prolactin, like cows and other mammals make milk. That is the "udder" truth!. ...Read more

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Do only women get milk in their breasts?

Do only women get milk in their breasts?

Both genders: While this is very rare, men can get milk in their breasts, too. This is a situation that needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is soy milk bad for women if it isn't organic?

Is soy milk bad for women if it isn't organic?

No: Soy milk is just fine for everyone that is not allergic to soy. Being organic is not necessary. ...Read more

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Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

No: Some of my most successful breastfeeding moms would be classified by some as least likely to suceed if judged by their breast size. One has contributed to the local bank for premi's since her she makes far more than her healty newborn can drink. Motivation, diet and patience will go a long way toward success in this area. (along with a good lactation coach). ...Read more

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Can young women produce milk without being pregnant?

Possibly: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

It could occur: As a side effect of certain medications or with specific tumors. Galactorrhea. ...Read more

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Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Hormones !!!!!: During pregnancy your body is preparing for being able to care for the baby developing inside. Hormones prepare the breasts to make milk and to "let down" the milk in response to the infant crying or sucking. There is a lot going on inside a woman's body during pregnancy and at birth. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a non nursing woman to excrete a milk like substance during sex? Have not nursed over 30 years somwtimes juat a little, others lots

Is it normal for a non nursing woman to excrete a milk like substance during sex? Have not nursed over 30 years somwtimes juat a little, others lots

Breast exam time: This may be normal but it could be a sign of something going on in your ductal system within the breast. Monthly breast self checks and yearly breast examination by your doctor are an important part of breast cancer screening. I recommend an appointment with your doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I am 24 female,ht=5'2 inches,wt=46kgs.Can I drink milk every night while maintaining my weight because I have lost 18kgs and dont want to get fat agai?

I am 24 female,ht=5'2 inches,wt=46kgs.Can I drink milk every night while maintaining my weight because I have lost 18kgs and dont want to get fat agai?

Milk: If you're worried about the extra calories in a daily glass of whole milk, acquire a taste for skimmed milk or at least 2percent low fat milk. Calories do count when you're trying to keep weight off. ...Read more

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Is almond milk good for pregnant women?

Is almond milk good for pregnant women?

Yes!: Almond milk is very nutritious. It is a good source of protein, vitamins, minerals and omega 3 fatty acids. Pregnant women can drink it liberally. Choose organic if possible. See http://www.Fitday.Com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/almond-milk-what-is-it-and-is-it-good-for-you.Html it is easy to make your own! see http://everydaypaleo.Com/homemade-almond-milk/. ...Read more