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Previously Asked Breastfeeding Questions

Click below to see answers to questions previously asked by visitors to our site…

Breastfeeding Baby While Pregnant
Visitor Question: I have a 13 month old who is still heavily breastfed and have just discovered that I am pregnant again.
Am I at higher risk of miscarriage …

Can I Breastfeed Now When I Never Breastfed Other Children?
Visitor Question: Can I breastfeed if I did not breastfeed my 3 babies that I already had. I want to breastfeed the 4th baby but I do not know if I …

Breastfeeding Baby Weight Gain
Visitor Question: My baby boy weighed 3.6kg at birth. He did not loos any weight after birth and now at 10 weeks, he weighs 6.75kg. He seems to be …

Breastfeeding and Mace Spray
Visitor Question: I am currently breastfeeding. Can mace or OC spray affect my baby? I am required to get sprayed myself due to my work and will need …

Quetions About Using the Avent Hand Held Pump
Visitor Question: This is the first time i have used a breast pump, i am finding it really tricky to use, you have to press it really hard against your …

Breastfeeding and Getting Pregnant Again
Visitor Question: I am a 25yr old mother of one. My daughter will be 11 months on the 21st. I have been exclusively breastfeeding her until at 7 months …

Growth Spurt Question: 6 month old nursing every 2 hours 
Visitor Breastfeeding Question: My baby just turned 6 months old & about two weeks ago he started waking up every two or three hours at night. He had …

Extended Breastfeeding at Age 5
Visitor Question: My son, who is almost 5 now, still nurses at night.

It is a very brief time, but he still does. I am very private with this, of …

Night Feedings
Visitor Question: My son is 3 mos. old and will usually sleeps through the night. I however, will wake up every night with a soaked shirt and full …

Breastfeeding on Alternate Sides
Visitor Question: My baby is 8 weeks old and has only had my breast milk, for about a week now he seems to only want one breast at feeding time i don’…

Starting My Period 
Visitor Question: I am exclusively breastfeeding my daughter. She is almost 6 weeks old. I started my period today, is this normal or should I contact …

Breastfeeding Thrush
Visitor Breastfeeding Question: I have a 7wk old and he has recently developed thrush . I am breastfeeding and unable to pump enough to meet his needs….

Schedule and Amount
Visitor Question: Hi my son is 7 weeks old and I want to put him on a schedule of eating every 3 hours during the day.

He has already gained a lot …

Best Breast Pump for Stay at Home Mom
Visitor Question: I am due to have a baby soon and wonder which breast pump is best for a stay at home mom. I want to be able to store up enough milk …

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Breastfeeding a Sleepy Baby
Visitor Qustion: Hi. My baby is six weeks old he wants to be fed maybe every half an hour and sometimes less, but the main problem is that he sleeps …

Tender Breasts from Breastfeeding
Visitor Question: My baby is almost 3 months old. She is my second child. I also breastfed my first child til 12 months old. I breastfeed her every …

Taking fenugreek
Visitor Question: I noticed my milk supply has dropped or at least I think it has. My daughter does not seem satisfied after breastfeeding. I am taking …

When should my period resume?
Visitor Question: My daughter just turned a year old and for the past 2 weeks or so I have been working on weaning her and only nursing her when she …

Milk Extraction, menstruation and decreased milk supply
Visitor Question: My daughter, who is 10 weeks old, would not latch very well whenever i tried and I had to return to work after 6 weeks maternity leave …

Vicodin and Breastfeeding
Visitor Question: I have been taking 1 to 2 Vicodin a day for back and neck injury; will this harm the baby while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding Magazine …

Breastfeeding in Public with an Uncomfortable Husband
Visitor Question: My husband is uncomfortable with me nursing in public. He is afraid that men are gonna try to “check” me out.

I have suggested …

Exclusively Breastfeed
Visitor Question: I just took my daughter in for her 9 month examination and her weight and length were below the standard.

Is it possible that …

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