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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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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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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