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Why Is My Baby Squirming So Much When Nursing
No: I'll assume you have breast fed for a while, obtain a consistant latch, have used techniques that have produced good consistant growth and the movement is simple squirming. I doubt any real issues. If your are a novice, coaching may help as baby may feel your anxiety & squirm as a result. As a child begins to walk, it may be less interested in feeding and be squirming to get down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My baby would be nursing for a while and almost full, if she poops after, she wants to nurse all over again, is it normal to eat that much?
Hunger ??: You will find that a baby enjoys sucking due to the pleasure sensors in her lips. Anytime you place something close, or when able to get her fingers close, she will suck.This does not mean hunger.The rapidity of this pleasure sucking is different from sucking to feed.Feed her as she wakes, change her and give her a pacifier.You can turn her into a snack feeder that feeds every hour.Not a good life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been nursing my baby for 14 months my body's heat is always 35-36 is this normal or what I drink lot of water and eat healthy as much as?
Not to worry: If you have no other symptoms, this is just your normal temperature. ...Read more
My mom feels a lot of pain in the palm of hands and all fingersit hurts her so much and cry like a baby. She have seen the dictors but nothing helpful. What should I do to help her? I am a nursing student.
University med centr: I am so sorry about your mom's pain. You must be miserable to watch & unable to help. In my 30 years of practice, I have found that when a patient has a difficult to diagnose condition--one that has stumped other good doctors--the best course of action is to be evaluated at a university medical school affiliated clinic. These doctors are researching new answers & have more time to listen to you. ...Read more
Yes: As long as a baby gets enough milk, whether from one breast or both breasts, the baby will be happy. However, if a mom only feeds from one side, the unused side may lose its milk-making ability and dry up; or it may back up with milk, get swollen and perhaps develop mastitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pump 5 times a day: After a premature delivery, the mom can pump her breasts 5 times a day to get the milk flowing. She can drink plenty of fluids, and try to stay relaxed. Being very anxious or worrying about not having enough milk may cause her to have less milk output. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This is normal. Most of this is likely true feeding and necessary but some babies will use breastfeeding s a pacifier. Essentially true feeding is vigorous and consistent. Suck, suck, breath... Pacifying feeding is 30-40 minutes later and more like suck, snooooooooze, suck, snoooooze. During this phase of feeding baby isnt eating, just pacifying. That feeding can be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lactation consultant: Insurances usually pay for lactation consultation with a lactation nurse. Often lactation nurses come to your home and teach you many great techniques. Ask your pediatrician which one he/she recommends. It can be invaluable....And covered too. Great combo. Good luck and congrats on the newborn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nurse?: First you go to nursing school to be an RN [Registered Nurse] or LPN [Licensed Practical Nurse] Then you can get a job in a pediatric outpatient clinic or a hospital pediatric unit. You may also want to take it further and be a Nurse practitioner. Good luck ...Read more
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