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How long dose it take for your boobs to stop leaking milk if your not breast feeding?

It varies. The more nipple stimulation there is the more leakage you will have. Also, some women have small amounts of leakage for months or years after child birth. Using a tight sports bra with breast pads will help compress the ducts and dry you up. We used to routinely give Parlodel (bromocriptine) to stop breast milk production, but a small number of women had complications from this medication. Read more...

I am currently breast feeding, I want to have 2 or 3 beers, how long does it take for alcohol to disappear from milk till next nursing?

Breast feeding. In the days before law suits, beer was recommended to women who were breast feeding in order to stmulate their milk production. Read more...
Difficult issue. The alcohol actually transfers into breast milk as it is made and does not necessarily disappear before consumption.The rule of 1 hour/drink has been offered as enough to diminish transfer. Alcohol in any form decreases prolactin production and this can drop milk supply. It can sedate baby and will alter the taste of the milk. See: hale, t "medications and mothers milk" 15ed, 2012. Read more...

I gave birth to my son 12 days ago, how long will it take for the breast milk to dry up? I'm not breast feeding.

A few weeks. Additionally, you may continue to notice sporadic clear and/or milky nipple discharge. Read more...
Why? You should breast feed for six months, for your child's health. If social or work considerations are issues, you should breast pump. If this can' t be done, you may lactate 4-6 weeks. Read more...

I'm breast feeding can I take vit c 1g/ 5ml vit c ampule intravenously to improve my skin? I heard that certain amount of vit c goes to baby via milk?

Yes. You can take this with no harm to your baby. Vitamin c is readily absorbed through the intestine, so why do you need to inject it and who is doing that for you? There is little evidence for benefits of vitamin c on the skin however. Read more...
Vitamin C for skin. Vitamin c is safe when breastfeeding. But for skin issues, topical vitamin c is more often used. http://tinyurl.com/mjowvh3 some doctors provide meyer's IV "cocktails" that contain vitamin c and other nutrients, but skin is not usually the main reason for this. Read more...