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Breastfeeding Thrush Nipples

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nipple Shield That Deactivates HIV Prevents Virus Transmission During Breastfeeding, BBC News Reports

A nipple shield that disinfects milk as it leaves the breast has shown to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, BBC News reports. Devised by Stephen Gerrard, a University of Cambridge engineer, the shield employs a detergent used by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Devex Profiles Breastfeeding Device Under Development to Help Prevent Disease Transmission, Deliver Nutrients

Noting that infants who are breastfed have better survival rates, Devex profiles a device under development "that could disinfect breast milk and thus prevent viruses such as HIV from being transferred from a mother to her infant." According to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breastfeeding OK for Moms With Hepatitis B: Study

A new study shows that new mothers infected with the blood-borne hepatitis B virus (HBV) can safely breastfeed their babies, provided proper immunoprophylaxis methods are taken. Dr. Zhongjie Shi, of Philadelphia's Temple University, and colleagues... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Positive mother breastfeeding

Good DayI would like to know can a HIV positive mother breastfeed her HIV negative baby? I heard that it is possible and why would this be? What happens if there is a crack in the mothers nipples? How do u explain this....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe highly or strongly recommend that a HIV positive mother does not breast feed her child. There are studies coming out that show that someone living with HIV on medication and having an undetectable viral load reduces the risk of transmission by... Read more »

Breastfeeding of Hepa Carrier

my daughter gave birth to a healthy daughter 5 days ago. She has been advised by her pediatrician not to breatfeed her baby as she was found to be a Hepa Carrier. Books give contrary advise. Please enlighthen us....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Infants who have been vaccinated may be breastfed according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Guidelines for Perinatal Care 1997. There is no information proving that babies can get... Read more »

5th time asking***PLEASE ANSWER***Breastfeeding mother

Hi Doctor~I would very much appreciate an answer to my question, as I have been so concerned, because I am also breastfeeding my baby. I went to my doctor to get a mole removed back in November and when I got there I saw some dried blood on the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not consider you at risk and would not have tested you in the first place. I would not worry further about breastfeeding your baby.... Read more »

Thrush and other symptoms

Hi every one,I am here for some info. I am indian who is doing his studies in USA. When I came to US I was sex hungry freak.So I started going to strip clubs. But that was not enough so I started to think prostitues. I like big tall women so I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom everything you have described your sexual behaviors were protected from HIV transmission but obviously not from other sexually transmitted infections, receiving herpes. Having herpes and multiple partners definitely increases your chances for... Read more »
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thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Information needed--Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ?

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Thrush

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Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers

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Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »