So this guy today was telling me about his sister being allergic to breastfeeding, I thought no way. He says she would break out in hives and had constant edema for the short time she breastfed. Her doctor told her she was allergic to oxytocin (which is clearly impossible!) He swore it was true, hell I have my breastfeeding educator cert and have never heard of this so I gave him the benefit of a doubt and came home and scoured my books, nothing. when I googled I actually found a couple pages on it! Basically saying that its a sensitivity to the amount of oxytocin released at let down! (i wonder what happens when she orgasms!!) Has anyone heard of this or experienced it? I'd love to learn more.
on Nov. 10, 2010 at 8:09 PM