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Will Able Breast Feed Nipples Cracked Birth
Yes: Sometimes nipples are cracked before delivery because the skin is dry and rubbing against irritating clothing. After delivery you can try wearing breast shells to prevent chaffing from clothing or you can use hydrogels to soothe cracked nipples. After delivery cracked nipples is often a sign of a poor latch so see a lactation consultant asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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You should be fine: Most breasts, regardless of size or shape, are able to provide adequate nutrition and breast milk for your baby. If you have had any type of surgery to your breasts, breast feeding may not be possible. Have a lactation consultant assist you with latching so that your baby gets enough milk. ...Read more
My youngest child is 8 years old and i did not breast feed her but everyday i find what looks like dried milk on my nipple. What is this?
My 2 m old baby was 3 kg at birth now he is 4.8 kg. Normal? He drink 4 bottles of formula whol day n I breast feed 3 times at night normal?
Is it possible to get pregnant from precum after giving birth? I breast feed, i looked at some sites say its possible some say it's impossible?
Give birth and couldn't breast feed on and was told to stop trying. I feel like my depression is worse. Could that have happened due to depression?
Talk to your doc: There are variety of reasons why a mother can't successfully breastfeed. Having post-partum depression doesn't help. Get help: talk to your doctor about how you are feeling; lactation consultants can help troubleshoot breastfeeding problems. Whatever the outcome with breastfeeding, remember this: not being able to nurse at breast doesn't make you a bad mother or that you've failed your baby. ...Read more
Is it ok to give my 2 year old breast milk since i just birthed his brother a week ago? My son is 2 years and 2 months old and now that he is a big brother he wants to have what his brother is having when i breast feed him. I tried very hard to breast fee
There : There is nothing unhealthy about your breast milk for your 2 yr. Old. I would recommend that you offer it in a cup though, as there is no reason to encourage your toddler to believe he should be treated the same as a newborn. Some regression in behavior is common when a new baby arrives, but it should not be encouraged. Instead shower your 2 yr. Old with praise for being the very important "big brother.". ...Read more
Son 3mnth 21day old.His birth wght&hgt was 6pnd&50cm.Now wght 12.98pnd.On breast feed, refusing to feed wel.No visible sign of sickness.Is his wght ok?
Basic template: It may surprise you but without the influence of the male derived hormone signals in fetal development a male would develop all female parts. There are also females that have altered "male like" genital formation when the hormonal messages get mixed up. The basic answer is we all start out with the same template of tissues, and the signals determine where we go from there. ...Read more
In breast reduction do they make your nipples smaller so they are in proportion, also can you still breast feed?
Breast reduction: Reductions will reposition the nipple arreolar complex and the arreola which is the outer colored portion around the true nipple can be reduced in size. This surgery can affect nursing so discuss with the plastic surgeon. We usually tell patients to wait until after childbearing is completed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My wife gave birth 2 days ago and she cannot breast feed at the moment. What could we do to increase productivity and also feed the newborn? F,32
I'm very insecure about my breath because I don't have nipples, or at least not protruding ones. Is that normal? will I still be able to breast feed?
I breast feed & have only got my period once since II gave birth in february. Is this normal or should II be concerned?
Not unusual: When you are breast feeding, particularly if you nurse frequently, you will produce a hormone called prolactin, which tends to suppress ovulation, thus preventing periods. This is not a good way to prevent pregnancy, because you will ovulate 2 weeks before your period returns. I recommend "so that's what thery're for: breastfeeding basics" by janet todaro for more info. ...Read more
I want to breast-feed my baby after birth.But with my previuos 2 boys, i didn't have enough milk n they got dehydrated n dr. Told me to give formula.?
Keep breast feeding : Medical studies show the huge benefit of breast feeding. Be patient as it takes a few days for full engorgement and milk let down. Unless babies are premature they rarely need formula because of "dehydration." make sure you stay hydrated with water and are eating healthy. ...Read more
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