Q. 1. Are
there any contraindications to breastfeeding?
Q. 2. What
if a breastfeeding mother develops high fever
due to respiratory infection or enteric fever
or malaria? Should she continue breastfeeding?
Can these infections be transmitted through
Q. 3. What
if a mother has tuberculosis?
Q. 4. Which
drugs can pass through breastmilk and harm an
Q. 5. Can a mother with hepatitis
A infection breastfeed? What if a mother tests
Australia -Antigen positive?
Q. 6. If
a mother tests HIV +ve how do we manage her
pregnancy, perinatal period, and the infant
asregards feeding and anti retroviral therapy?
Q. 7. Why
do some women develop fissures on their nipples?
How is that treated? What if a full blown breast
abscess develops? What is the management, and
can she breastfeed?
Q. 8. What
if a mother has twins or triplets?
Q. 9. What
if a newborn is premature or ill and hospitalized
in a nursery?
We advice exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months.
If a mother has to join work before that, then
how can she manage her breastfeeding?
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