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How are breast-feeding classes helpful for couples during pregnancy?

Resources/Education. Classes help you learn what to expect, proper technique, common problems & how to fix them, and most importantly, where to call for help if you need it. Better to be prepared, for the first time mom, breast feeding can be overwhelming-especially with everyone who volunteers conflicting advice. You'll learn benefits, health tips, and what to expect. Trust me, learn all you can before delivery. Read more...

Stopped breast feeding a yr ago, recently feel like boobs are filling and pain in nipples. No chance of pregnancy?

Breast exam. Anytime one notices a new pain, mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain has a lot of possible causes such as weight gain, dietary changes, caffeine intake, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and many others. Read more...

I have stopped all psychotropic drugs during my pregnancy, I feel like I'm going crazy, do I have to wait till I'm done breast feeding to go back on?

Risk vs. benefit. You would have to weigh risks of taking psychotropics in view of potential damage to your fetus vs. The risks of being mentally unstable and have terrible and potentially unsafe pregnancy. There are certain medications that are in class d and x that must be discontinued. Class c drugs again need to be weighed against their benefits to you. Read more...
Not necessarily. Many of the ssri medications reach such low concentrations in breast milk that they are considered safe during lactation.If you have stopped on your own, please consult with your doc and the ob.Baby needs a healthy mom during pregnancy and some psychotropics have a better safety profile than others during pregnancy. I often deal with the transient effects of these meds in the newborn.They do well. Read more...
Don't go crazy. Having a newborn is hard enough. If you feel like you are going crazy, get back on your meds and stop breastfeeding. It is true that "breast is best" ...But only generally. There are lots of reasons that people can't breastfeed. Formula is a great alternative. Don't feel guilty about it. There is no need to tough it out without your meds. Your baby will thank you for it. Best wishes. Read more...
Consult with your. Psychiatrist. They can advise you. Some meds have less risks and depending on your symptoms and issues they can help you. Also are you in therapy? If not please get back in psychotherapy. Good luck. Read more...
Frustrating. There are different levels of risk with pregnancy with different psychotropic medications. Your OB/your psychiatrist and you should go over your meds carefully to determine if any should be restarted as your mental health is important. Read more...

Can I eat sushi while breast feeding?

Type of fish. You may wish to ascertain mercury levels in the fish. Fda provides guidance on this subject. Consult this site for more info. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/fishmercury.htm. Read more...

Can I do abortion with medaborn for 3 months pregnancy whiles am breast feeding 11months babe?

No. This medicine had limited distribution in the US, shouldn't be used by patients without close medical supervision, only to induce abortion through 9 weeks of pregnancy, again under strict medical supervision. You are already more than 9 weeks, almost 13 weeks pregnant, check with your doctor. Read more...
Surgical option only. At 12+ weeks gestation, medical abortion has not proven to be successful. Therefore, surgical abortion is your option of choice which may affect your continuance on breast feeding. Read more...

What are some good foods to eat while breast feeding and to also help you loose weight from pregnancy?

Balanced diet. Try to have a protein and some dairy at each meal, along with vegetables and fruit. Avoid large portions of starch and avoid sugar and processed food. More calories are used up than when not breastfeeding, so if you can eat regularly and sensibly and avoid snacking on junk and sugary foods, you will have a very good chance of losing weight. . Read more...
Fruits and veggies. Try lots of fresh salads and fruits. The fiber will help keep you full. Have salmon twice a week. Keep lean meats in the fridge for extra protein. Whole grain breads with 3 g fiber per slice. Then don't forget your water, fill a pitcher and drink a glass every time you sit down to nurse the baby. Good luck, breastfeeding will help you get back to goal weight! Read more...

At which month of pregnancy I start to having milk? And how to know if I will be able for breast feeding

After delivery. Your breasts begin to gear up for feeding your baby as soon as you're pregnant. One of the earliest clues you’re pregnant are your tender, swollen breasts, caused by hormones surging through your body. By the time your baby is born, the glandular tissue in your breasts will double in size. Your milk will come in after your baby is born. Ensure success with lactation support. Read more...