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Monographics on breastfeeding

This section provides information on common questions related to breastfeeding. We invite you to read them to answer your questions and concerns.

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Maternal depression, especially postpartum –which for some authors is the one that may happend in the first month after birth but, due to the difficulty of clearly recongnize it is admitted to happend up to the first 6 months-, is a relatively common disorder that can affect 10-15% of women who have given birth and especially if they are teenagers. Thyroid disorders can mimic depression, so the doctor usually tries to assess the the thyroid function with tests before diagnosing depression.

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A common  query that we answer quite often in the mail from  www.e-lactancia.org is whether you can use the "emergency pill" after unproctected intercourse or failure of it.

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Many nursing mothers wonder issues concerning their hair, be it because they  believe that they are losing (alopecia) or wanting to dye it or waxing and they do not know if they can do it while breastfeeding.

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  • Of the morning after pill and other contraceptives


    A common  query that we answer quite often in the mail from  www.e-lactancia.org is whether you can use the "emergency pill" after unproctected intercourse or failure of it.

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  • Hair and breastfeeding

    Many nursing mothers wonder issues concerning their hair, be it because they  believe that they are losing (alopecia) or wanting to dye it or waxing and they do not know if they can do it while breastfeeding.

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  • Depression, antidepressants, anxiolytics and breastfeeding

    Maternal depression, especially postpartum –which for some authors is the one that may happend in the first month after birth but, due to the difficulty of clearly recongnize it is admitted to happend up to the first 6 months-, is a relatively common disorder that can affect 10-15% of women who have given birth and especially if they are teenagers. Thyroid disorders can mimic depression, so the doctor usually tries to assess the the thyroid function with tests before diagnosing depression.

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Compendium of breastfeeding

Objetives: To provide a quick overview of all areas of interest to improve understanding of the various areas of breastfeeding: health, cultural and sociological.

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