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Question: My son is 58 days old. I'm feeding only breastmilk to him. I got my periods today. Is this normal? Will this reduce the milk supply?
Answer: Hii Breastfeeding while you have your period is perfectly safe. It's not harmful to you or your child at all. Your breast milk is still healthy and nutritious for your baby. However, hormone changes in the days leading up to your period can affect your breast milk and your baby's breastfeeding pattern for a few days
The decrease in your milk supply related to your period is usually temporary. You may notice the dip during the few days before your period arrives. Then, once you get your period, your supply should begin to increase again as the hormones balance out. To combat a low breast milk supply during your period you can:
try to build up your breast milk supply naturallyuse an herbal breastfeeding tea or another galactagogue to help boost your milk productioneat a well-balanced diet with iron-rich foods (red meat, leafy greens) and milk-making superfoods (oatmeal, almonds, fennel)drink plenty of fluidstry a combination of calcium and magnesium supplements such as 1000mg of calcium taken with 500mg of magnesium before and during your periodtalk to your doctor, a lactation consultant, or a local breastfeeding group for more information and helpful advice
Question: My boy baby three months old. I am for six times. Two times i am giving formula milk. After the completion of three months l have got my periods. Is this affect breast milk secretion.
Answer: Hi...u can feed ur baby entirely with ur bm alone for 6months and after that u can start to give FM.. ur menses don't affect ur milk secretion..its all because of what u wat which is converted to secretion of hormones and burning of fat to synthesis of milk.. so eat well organic and healthy..take care.
Question: Hi I had c section delivery on June 09. I have not got my periods yet after this long. So should I consult my gynec for this?? M breast feeding my son and also giving him formula milk. Please suggest
Answer: Dear sometimes mom's didn't get period while breastfeeding because of hormonal changes. And some mom's don't get their period after 9-12 months after delivery. So don't worry it's normal. But if any chance you had unprotected intercourse then you can consult with your doctor and check..