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Anyone have nausea every time they bf?<br><br>
It seems to correspond with let down, so I assume it's something hormonal... I have asked everyone I know who has breastfed, and everyone gives me a blank "you're crazy" look. I thought I had read somewhere that this was normal, but I can't remember where, and I have searched all my books and can't find anything about it.<br><br>
The nausea started within a few weeks of dd's birth, but has become worse and worse over the past few weeks. It's not bad enough that I'm hating bf yet, but I have to deep breathe through it sometimes. I just need to know if this is normal!!
 

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I haven't had any but I have heard of it. I seem to remember reading it is more common in women with PCOS? That might be my crazy memeory playing tricks on me though.
 

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I went through a phase of this. I get "dizzy hungry" pretty often when nursing. Where my blood sugar suddenly drops and I MUST EAT NOW. This often comes with nausea. I also regularly had/have hot flashes while nursing. Most of this has become much less frequent now.<br><br>
I do have PCOS for what it's worth. I'd never heard the association with PCOS, but then I'd never worried too much about this. It's annoying, but I know it's just hormonal. DD get plenty enough milk, which was my only PCOS concern.
 

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I have heard of this several times...medically it is kind of like a hormone surge and it can throw your hormones off balance thus causing the nausea. Lying down to bf or having some crackers near by when this happens..also increasing your fluid intake before and during and after a bf will help.
 

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it happens to me, i posted about this once. my son is 7 months old and i still feel a little queezy every time... i read that it is more common in the beginning. ive tried eating beforehand, but that doesnt seem to help much. it has gotten a little bit better. lots of water and candied ginger<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> help a bit. FWIW i threw up every day of my pregnancy, too... i dont know if it is related or not.
 
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