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I exclusevly breastfeed my 9month old and i have had diarreah for 3 days now, its not all day i have trouble going to the bathroom to begin so even if its diarreah im constipated so im only going to the bathroom once because my stomach hurts all day and i try to go to the bathroom and cant so for two days i had pain but only went once now today i whent twice sghould i worry if this continues,?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:48 PM on May. 18, 2012 in Health

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  • what does breast feeding have to d with you bowels?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:58 PM on May. 18, 2012

  • d=do
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:58 PM on May. 18, 2012

  • Does it affect my baby that i have diarreah or will i get dehydrated and nit be able to breastfeed? Di.t i have to be completly healthy to breastfeed?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 12:05 AM on May. 19, 2012

  • It's not likely to have any affect on your ability to breastfeed. Keep your fluid intake high; plenty of water.

    Sounds like a little stomach virus that will take care of itself. You might want to have some yogurt once or twice a day to help your gut get regulated
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 12:09 AM on May. 19, 2012

  • you may get dehydrated from the symptoms listed, so drink lots of fluid, not just for baby but for you too. its difficult to feed from a hospital.

    you do not need to be completely healthy, i have been hospitalized and on antibiotics and was able to feed.

    i would really advise washing your hands often to prevent cross contamination, don't want baby to get sick

    did you know we have a breastfeeding group? kellymom is also a very reliable site.
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:12 AM on May. 19, 2012

  • drink a lot , eat healthy ;)
    caramelH

    Answer by caramelH at 4:27 AM on May. 19, 2012

  • When your sick is when it's most important to breastfeed. Baby was already exposed; nursing gives baby the necessary antibodies. But you need to stay hydrated and conquer the bug.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:36 PM on May. 19, 2012

  • like ur comment gdiamante
    caramelH

    Answer by caramelH at 3:34 AM on May. 20, 2012

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