Breastfeeding Health Center

Breast milk is truly an amazing thing- not only does it provide nourishment, but it also helps prepare a baby’s immune system to protect against viruses and bacteria. But breast-feeding isn’t always a smooth process. Check out Dr. Greene’s Breast-feeding Topic Center if you’ve got questions about the benefits of breast milk, how breast milk changes during a feeding, or and what to look for in a baby formula.

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Nursing while Pregnant

If you aren’t having a period yet and are still nursing an infant (1-year-old) how or when can you accurately determine if you might be pregnant again? When would a home pregnancy test show accurate results? What is your recommendation for determining pregnancy in this case? If there is another pregnancy, is it okay to continue to nurse my infant?
San Carlos, California

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