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Does Breast Feeding Help You Lose Weight? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 6:57pm Salma Hayek has an amazing rack - and I'm not talking about her ability to fill a sweater, er, movie role. They're amazing because of their ability to feed a baby. It's the real secret in Victoria's Secret - breasts are not just fun bags. They also squirt milk. Which I suppose could also be considered fun in some circles. Hey, I don't know ... Read on »
Digest - Breast Feeding, Pregnancy, Weight Watchers, Prostate Cancer, and Erectile Dysfunction by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:02pm Fievel is protecting his prostate. Here are a few valuable articles that I didn’t think warranted a full write-up. Enjoy! More girls than boys benefit from breastfeeding For the study, investigators tracked responses to a first infection after birth and found that breast-fed girls were the least likely to be hospitalized with an acu ... Read on »
Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 9:00pm Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Is Breastfeeding Responsible for Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss? by BreastFeedingMums .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 12:00am When I first began breastfeeding I was amazed at just how quickly I lost all my baby weight and had no hesitation in crediting this loss to all the breastfeeding I was doing. I ended up weighing a lot less than before pregnancy and that was within about 8 weeks of my baby's birth. However,in hindsight I sometimes wonder ... Read on »
Get On The Fast Track To Weight Loss After Pregnancy by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:54pm   Once the excitement of seeing your newborn settles down, and the fog of post-partum breaks, one of the biggest concerns women have after delivering is: “How quickly can I get back to my pre-pregnancy weight”. One of the worst things you can do at this time is to expect too much, too fast. Just as it took 9 months for your body to gear ... Read on »
Getting the Skinny on Fasting by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am When you choose to go without food, you call your behavior fasting. When a catastrophe such as war or famine keeps you from getting food, that's called starvation. Politically and socially, fasting and starvation are very different phenomena, one voluntary, one not. But to your body, no food means no food. Period. Sensing danger, you involuntary ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 13 Aug 2013 3:46am 1 Comment Posted by Neill Abayon Breast-feeding may reduce children's risk of being overweight or obese , a large new study from Japan found.Researchers looked at more than 43,000 children, aged 7 and 8, with records of how they were fed during infancy.The study was published online Aug. 12 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.The investigators fir ... Read on »
The "Squidworth's Nose" deformity : Does breast feeding make your breasts sag? by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A study was presented at our major Plastic Surgery meeting in Baltimore which came to the conclusion that breast-feeding did not cause ptosis (drooping) of the breasts. While I haven't seen the published manuscript yet, I find this conclusion somewhat implausible clinically and flawed based on the thumbnail descriptions of the methods of ... Read on »
Eat a Nutritious, Well-Balanced Diet and Lose Weight during Breastfeeding by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 12:26pm Women carry the ability to produce breast milk to feed their infants. Breast milk is perfect for infants and gives them a marvelous, healthy start in life. Breastfeeding women require an increased amount of nutrients and calories in maintaining their breast milk supply. Breastfeeding women should always eat healthy with including protein, gra ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Breast Feeding a Baby With Down Syndrome by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 12:00am DISCLAIMER: I do have a decidedly pro-breast feeding bent. However, this post is not intended to judge or criticize anyone who chooses not to, or who for whatever reason can't, breast feed. My intention is only to share my own experience in the hope of correcting some misconceptions and giving hope and encouragement to any new moms out there ... Read on »