This page will provide some weaning advice and help you to decide when to stop breastfeeding so that the process is bearable for you and your baby.
When you are Unable to Breastfeed, or Forced to Stop Breastfeeding
There is not enough support out there for these mothers, and they feel terribly depressed and less of a woman because of this. If this is you reading this page, then I hope that you find some sort of encouragement from knowing that you are not the only one…
Galactosemia is an inherited disorder of metabolism. This disorder occurs in about 1 in every 70 000 babies. Both Mom and Dad must have a galactosemias trait for the baby to develop the disease. Mom and Dad do not need to have any symptoms themselves.
If the second test confirms the condition, the mother will not be able to breastfeed her baby. Baby will then need to be fed lactose-free formula.
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Breast Abscess: Even with Milk Leaking from the Wound you can Continue to Feed
I have recently finally healed from breast surgery, which was as a result of a breast abscess that needed draining.
I wanted to share my story as I was told, following the surgery that I would have to stop feeding my baby boy due to milk leaking through the wound