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  • Breastfeeding: Returning to Work

    Tips to help you continue to breastfeed your baby after you've returned to work… How many times a day should I pump? How soon can I return back to work? What should I do if my baby starts to prefer bottle-feeding to breastfeeding? Resources American…

  • Breastfeeding: Hints to Help You Get Off to a Good Start

    Breastfeeding is a natural process that has benefits for you and your baby. Here are tips to help you learn… give you some resources. Ask questions about what type of care the hospital provides after birth. Some offer lactation consultants, who are breastfeeding specialists. Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

    Get answers to common questions about pumping and storing breast milk… milk? What type of bottles should I use to store breast milk? What should I do if my baby prefers bottle-feeding to breastfeeding? What happens if I accidentally give my baby bad breast milk?…

  • Taking Medicine While Breastfeeding

    Certain medicines taken during breastfeeding can affect you or your baby through your breast milk… Breastfeeding has many health benefits for you and your baby. While breastfeeding, you may need to take medicines. These can get into your milk and have an effect on your…

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.… to breastfeed but not be able to once you try. Or it may be too stressful. Talk to your doctor or a breastfeeding expert about the…

  • Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. Learn about common symptoms and causes… What is galactorrhea? Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. It is not related to milk production in breastfeeding.

  • Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast. It is usually caused by an infection and often happens while a woman… tender, red, wedge-shaped area on the breast. A breast that is warm or hot to the touch. A burning sensation while breastfeeding. Discharge from the…

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on the tongue and mouth. It is caused by a fungus. Newborns, children,… on their tongue or in their mouth. Red or dry mouth. Trouble nursing, due to mouth pain. Diaper rash. Fussy mood. When breastfeeding, symptoms of…

  • OTC Medicines and Pregnancy

    OTC medicines are medicines you can buy without a doctor's prescription. Learn what you need to know if you are… any OTC medicine, vitamin, or supplement. If you are pregnant, there is a risk of them affecting your baby. If you are breastfeeding, there is…

  • Birthing Classes

    Birthing classes are an important part of preparing to have a baby. They can help you develop a birth plan… the pain, making pain worse. These classes expose the myths associated with childbirth and help women see it as nothing to fear. Breastfeeding If breastfeeding

  • Nutrition: Determine Your Calorie Needs

    Identify your daily calorie needs based on age, gender, and activity level, according to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for… estimates based on average heights and weights. Also, your calorie needs may vary at times, such as while women are pregnant or breastfeeding. Gender Age (years)…

  • Antihistamines

    Antihistamines are medicines used to help stop allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, and hives… considered safe for most people. This includes adults, children over the age of 2, and older people. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor if antihistamines are…

  • Breast Pain in Women

    Breast pain is more common in younger women. It is not usually a sign of breast cancer… during your period (the most common cause of breast pain). Water retention, which may happen during your period. Injury to your breast. Breastfeeding (nursing). An infection in the…

  • Benign Breast Conditions

    A benign breast condition is a lump, cyst, or nipple discharge that is not cancerous. It can affect men and… women and are usually small. Your breast can become enlarged because of infection. This can happen to anyone but usually happens when breastfeeding. Fat necrosis…

  • Infant Formula

    Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby. Infant formula provides good nutrition when breast milk is… be allergic to formula made from cow’s milk, your doctor may suggest using a soy-milk formula. If you’re not breastfeeding, use infant formula during the…

  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation or a monthly period. Learn about the various causes and treatments for primary and… Turner syndrome is one example. severely over or under weight an eating disorder an extreme exercise pattern a poor diet stress. Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause…

  • Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: Second Trimester

    Learn how your body continues to change in the second trimester of pregnancy… trimester, but they will continue to grow. Enlarging milk glands and deposits of fat cause the growth. These changes prepare you for breastfeeding. You may notice that the skin on and around…

  • Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

    Dietary supplements include vitamins, herbs, and other products that can improve your health or wellness. Learn about the types, benefits,… or heart disease. People who may benefit from multivitamins include: Women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Women who are breastfeeding. Women who…