Gastroenteritis and milk supply - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 04-13-2009, 10:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
Halfasianmomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Montreal
Posts: 3,713
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I've been running to the bathroom all night and all morning: cramps, vomitting, nausea, diarrhea, the works. I've had this sort of thing before so I recognize the symptoms, except that this time around, I'm ridiculously weak and shaky. I can barely stand up to take care of DD, so I'm a bit worried.

My questions are the following: is the gastro likely to affect my supply seeing as it tends to dehydrate you? Also, can I infect DD? I've been washing my hands like mad but I'm still worried for her.

TIA
Halfasianmomma is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 04-13-2009, 04:58 PM
 
indeospero's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 612
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Your supply may dip, but it will go right back up again if it does. Perhaps include some Mother's Milk tea among the fluids you are hopefully drinking lots of?

Don't worry too much about your baby. Nurse lots; your milk's immune properties will protect her.

Feel better soon!

Meg, BFARing mama to two spirited daughters, born at home June 05 and April 08.
indeospero is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 18,959

173 members and 18,786 guests
1babysmom , 1blueheron , 3900 , 4thtimemama , A&A , acupuncturemomma , agilesheltie , Aimee Henry , Ajbaby , AlaskAnne , alivewithyou , AMG , angeebaby , APGoddess83 , Asiago , bananabee , BarefootBrooke , bexbex , blissful_maia , bluefaery , boatgirl , bren94 , Brittee , cardigan , carnelianlight , Chaika , chickabiddy , chkpea , Chloe'sMama , chuord , clar5108 , cocoheart , curiouscelestial , CutiePie09 , Daffodil , Dawn's mom , dbsam , Deborah , easttowest , EmsMom , ErinMomma , ess3 , eternalw , FluffyFlamingo , frugalmama , funfunkyfantastic , FyerFly , gooseberry , gorgorita , greenemami , happydaze , happymamasallie , Havingababy1 , heyxxmcfly , hillymum , hopeful22 , hottmomma , ian'smommaya , Iron Princess , japonica , JayaSky , jazzmom74 , jojobean , joycef , junipermuse , katelove , Katie8681 , Keky , Leelee577 , LeighPF , LeLuna , Letitia , lightheartedmom , lilgreen , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , Linda on the move , loba , maia71 , mama2004 , mamabear0314 , mamamargo , mariamadly , marilyn612 , maryeb , mckittre , micaelvis , Michelle42 , Milk8shake , Mirzam , MissMuffet , MN BabyDust , mnj77 , mommyhood , mom_to_ben5 , Monk Monk , monkeyscience , moominmamma , MPsSweetie , myliitlefairygarden , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , neenamommy , Nemi27 , newmamalizzy , oaksie68 , orangemomma , philomom , Proxi , rcb215 , rocky , RollerCoasterMama , ron.schaffner , RosemaryV , rubelin , salr , samaxtics , sarafl , Selena Hoffman , shantimama , Shmootzi , shoeg8rl , sidrajedi , siennaflower , simmy1 , smilingprego , Smokering , sofreshsoclean , springersw , Springshowers , stardogs , stegenrae , SummerStorm22 , Swolemates , TBallman , TealCandy , Teles , thtr4me , Tigerle , Tracy , treehugginhippie , TrishWSU , Turner58800 , typebug , Viola P , WhiteRose , Wild Lupine , Wild Rose , Xerxella , Zirconia
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.