Breast milk intake for infants

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136689 tn?1419580447 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that breast milk be the only nutrient fed to infants until 4 to 6 months of age.36 For mothers who cannot breastfeed or choose not to breastfeed, a prepared infant formula can be used and is a complete source of nutrition. No additional nutrients are needed. There is no nutritional indication to feed juice to infants younger than 6 months.
Avatar m tn HIV is not transmitted in adults by breast milk only in infants and children that doesn't have a mature immune system.
Avatar m tn Adults can not be infected by consuming breast milk from a + mother. Only infants can, because their immune systems are not yet mature, like an adult's.
Avatar n tn Zero risk,infected breast milk doesn,t effect adults,it only effects infants,and your other exposure was protected so your good to go and no testing is required.Your safe.
Avatar n tn Can breast sucking be a risky for HIV. But it is said that it is risky for infants not for adults. Why?
Avatar m tn It is easy to be confused about the risk of HIV associated with breast milk. Many educational websites and other resources list exposure as a risk, because infants can be infected by nursing. But those sources rarely tell the full story. Among babies nursed by HIV infected mothers, only about 10-15% catch HIV; and typically it takes 6 months before they become infected -- all the time swallowing several ounces of milk ever day.
Avatar n tn Adults cannot contract HIV from breast milk. Infants and very young children that don't have a mature immune system are at risk. You don't need to test.
Avatar f tn 8. For infants over 1 month old only on breast milk or formula, add fruit juices 1 oz./month of age per day. Pear or apple juice are OK at any age. (Reason: treating a symptom) 9. For infants over 4 months old, also add baby foods with high fiber content twice a day (peas, beans, apricots, prunes, peaches, pears, plums). 10. Diet for Children Over 1 Year Old: 11. Increase fruit juice (apple, pear, cherry, grape, prune) (note: citrus fruit juices are not helpful). 12.
Avatar n tn However, it is possible for an HIV-infected mother to pass the virus directly before or during birth, or through breast milk. Breast milk contains HIV, and while small amounts of breast milk do not pose significant threat of infection to adults, it is a viable means of transmission to infants.
Avatar f tn Hello,am from lagos nigeria,three month ago I had a sexual encounter with a lady that possibly a csw I never a penetrative sex with her but there was genital to genital contact for like 2 seconds and suck on her nipple and I swallowed some quantity of breast milk because she was lactating she had 4 month old baby,and after the exposure having sore throat and other symthoms,I tesed at 4 and 6 weeks respectively it came out negative for hiv,though the test was a rapid blood test,should I test agai
Avatar n tn I would agree with you regarding the amount and suggest you ask the doctor why that level ...I copied this out for you Children's Dosage of Vitamin D Photo Credit Children image by My 3 kids from Fotolia.com In the United States, approximately 70 percent of children aren't getting enough vitamin D, according to a study published by Dr. Juhi Kumar and colleagues in the August 2009 issue of "Pediatrics.
Avatar f tn Is there a medical reason you're not breastfeeding? Don't mean to be personal, but breast milk is the only food that gives an infant the first immune resistance and digestive capability. You can't reproduce this with formula. If you must use formula, then it appears you need to test your child for food intolerances and allergies, as soy is also a common allergen, thought dairy is the worst with wheat second.
2120802 tn?1334878594 My baby is 6 days old and I'm feeding both formula ansia breast milk, she doesn't seen to get full with breast milk cuz she's always looking for something to suck. I'm afraid to over feed her. Is it ok to feed her both??? Is it ok to feed formula right after bmilk since she's still hungry???
Avatar f tn Breast mike is not a risk to adults. Breast milk is only infectious to infants that do not have a mature immune system.
Avatar f tn ie, Only breast milk. Breast fed kids have more immunity than other kids. The milk from breast provides a protective coating for the digestive lumen of the child. Providing an alternative like cows milk, grape water, seeds disrupts the process of acquiring a healthy baby. The risk of infection, development are based on to these procedures. So for 6-8 months only breast feeding is advised. For later months you could give him rice and other semi-solid food. Consult your Doctor.
Avatar f tn So I work in a milk bank which includes mixing breast milk for the the infants in the hospital. Two weeks ago I accidentally splashed breast milk on my face. I immediately washed it off. I was wanting to the chances of hiv transmission. Thank you I am freaking out a little because I started to develop a rash on my arms. Thank you.
403153 tn?1297254495 I have noticed a green colored stool and I think she is hungry. I`m very worried for my milk supply. I feed her every 2 hours. What can I do to improve my milk production? Do I need to pump after feeding her?
Avatar f tn Smaller bottles work fine for the occasional feed for a primarily breastfed infant drinking pumped milk as most will drink maximum about 5 ounces of breast milk at a time from the bottle.
Avatar n tn Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in term and late preterm infants. Premature infants are at greater risk for hyperbilirubinemia because brain toxicity occurs at lower levels of bilirubin than in term infants. As a result, premature infants are treated at lower levels of bilirubin but with the same treatments discussed here. Encourage feeding — Providing adequate breastmilk or formula is an important part of preventing and treating jaundice.
Avatar n tn Recently i went to a CSW and had sex with her she was a mother and had breast milk and just out of couriosity she let me try some and i sucked on her nipple... I also had some cuts on my lip and mouth ( cause i chew them a lot) Is there any risk for hiv or any other std?
Avatar m tn "It is easy to be confused about the risk of HIV associated with breast milk. Many educational websites and other resources list exposure as a risk, because infants can be infected by nursing. But those sources rarely tell the full story. Among babies nursed by HIV infected mothers, only about 10-15% catch HIV; and typically it takes 6 months before they become infected -- all the time swallowing several ounces of milk ever day.