How can I avoid thyroid during pregnancy?

How can I reduce my thyroid during pregnancy? For women who require treatment for hyperthyroidism, an antithyroid medication that blocks production of thyroid hormones is used. This medication—propylthiouracil (PTU)—is usually given during the first trimester, and — if necessary, methimazole can be used, after the first trimester. What causes high thyroid levels in pregnancy? Two …

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Can baby get milk with shallow latch?

If your baby has a shallow latch, breastfeeding can be downright painful and your baby may not get enough milk. Painful breastfeeding and low milk transfer? How do I know if my baby has a shallow latch? If baby’s mouth seems narrow at the corners, or her lips seemed pursed (almost as if she was …

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How do you feel during first trimester?

What does the first trimester feel like? Most pregnancy tests will be positive by the time you’ve missed your period. Other early pregnancy symptoms include feeling tired, feeling bloated, peeing more than usual, mood swings, nausea, and tender or swollen breasts. Not everyone has all of these symptoms, but it’s common to have at least …

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Why do breastfed babies get jaundice?

Suboptimal intake jaundice, also called breastfeeding jaundice, most often occurs in the first week of life when breastfeeding is being established. Newborns may not receive optimal milk intake, which leads to elevated bilirubin levels due to increased reabsorption of bilirubin in the intestines. Why does breast milk cause jaundice? Breastfeeding jaundice is the result of …

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Can I take Advil cold and sinus while breastfeeding?

Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) are usually considered safe to take while breastfeeding. These medications help with pain that may come with a cold, like headaches, muscle aches, or a sore throat. You might find them alone, but you’ll also notice them combined with other cold medications. Can you take cold and sinus medicine …

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What can I take for acid reflux while pregnant?

For heartburn relief, over-the-counter antacids (such as Tums, Mylanta, Rolaids, and Maalox) are all considered safe medications to use during pregnancy. As always, consult with your provider about any medications you’re taking – even if they’re considered safe. What helps acid reflux during pregnancy? Can I make lifestyle changes that help make it stop? Eat …

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