Have you become pregnant while breastfeeding your "oldest" child? !! Congratulations!! That's the only thing you should hear, since breastfeeding while pregnant is not a risk for the new pregnancy, or for the mother, or of course for the older child. We tell you everything you need to know about con
Have you become pregnant while breastfeeding your "oldest" child? !! Congratulations!! That's the only thing you should hear, since breastfeeding while pregnant is not a risk for the new pregnancy, or for the mother, or of course for the older child.
We tell you everything you need to know about contractions and breastfeeding to end some popular myths.
Contractions and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding the baby during pregnancy
This is one of the big taboo topics, and one that has more disagreements, between society in general, and also among health professionals. However, based on scientific literature, there are no proven risks from breastfeeding a baby while she is pregnant. No greater risk of abortion, no greater risk of premature birth, or any other risk.
As the pregnancy progresses you may begin to feel contractions during breastfeeding. These contractions are usually not painful, but you do notice that the belly gets hard and it can be a somewhat uncomfortable feeling. In most cases contractions disappear completely within a few minutes of stopping breastfeeding, and do not pose any additional risk to pregnancy, nor do they dilate, or bother the intrauterine baby.
The only thing you have to keep in mind is that if those contractions continue for a while, even though you are not currently breastfeeding your child, you should take the same precautions as any other pregnant woman who experiences contractions of premature way : lie on your side or try to relax, and see if the contractions disappear in a few minutes. If these contractions continue, it is a health professional who must assess whether there is a real risk of premature delivery.In case there is a real threat of premature birth, and when you have contractions, you might want to reduce the number of weights or even weaning; in the same way that
it is recommended not to have sex in these cases . However, if the pregnancy does not present any risk there is no contraindication to breastfeed your child, or to have sex, even though during the act (during breastfeeding or during intercourse) you have contractions, as these spontaneously give way to Finalize.What happens at the end of pregnancy, when my baby is ready to be born?
Can I "provoke" childbirth if I breastfeed my other child? Well the same thing happens: normally during the shots you can feel contractions, a sign that you are secreting more oxytocin, however they are slight contractions that will not cause you to give birth. It will be your body when you are ready to take advantage of that oxytocin to start dilate. Meanwhile, those contractions will not produce any change in the cervix.