6 Comments on KP Healthy Chat: Rocio Perez, MD, Pediatrician, Chats about Benefits of Breastfeeding for Babies and Moms

  1. Jessica C

    Aug 7th, 2012

    I’m not sure I will be on this chat later but I do have a couple questions that I hope to get answered 🙂

    1. Can you breastfeed and be pregnant at the same time? If so, do you recommend weaning as early as possible or can you breastfeed throughout the pregnancy?

    2. My 5.5 mo old baby nurses throughout the night (we co-sleep). When should I expect my baby to lessen her feeding during the night to possibly transition to a crib? I work full time during the week, she doesn’t eat very much during the day, and will nurse like crazy when I get home from work.

  2. Jane Mycroft

    Aug 6th, 2012

    As a sidenote, both bf babies and formula fed babies can be little sumo wrestlers and have rolls of fat on their legs and arms. A bf baby however, once crawling and moving around, will lose that weight quickly but a formula fed baby does not hence the increase in the amount of obese children who have never lost the formula fat they accumulated in the first year of life.

  3. Anita

    Aug 6th, 2012

    Looking forward to this chat!

  4. J

    Aug 3rd, 2012

    Dr. Perez,
    I am breastfeeding my second child and as with the first, one breast is far more productive than the other, and this time
    leaving one at least a cup size larger than the other (making me a little self conscious). Any tips on evening out production and therefore size? I try to start my son on the lesser side each time but it doesn’t seem to work. Any tips are appreciated. And congrats to you! Thank you!!

    • sfishman

      Aug 6th, 2012

      Hi there! We will definitely add this to our list of questions tomorrow! We hope you can make it, but if not, check back afterwards to see the transcript

  5. […] chat will take place Tuesday, August 7, from Noon to 1 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time.  Bookmark this page, and come back at Tuesday to join the Healthy Chat.  Producers of the chat are encouraging folks […]

Leave a Comment

We cannot accept comments from users under the age of 13.

Please do not include any medical, personal or confidential information in your comment. Conversation is strongly encouraged; however, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to moderate comments on this blog as necessary to prevent medical, personal and confidential information from being posted on this site. In addition, Kaiser Permanente will remove all spam, personal attacks, profanity, and off topic commentary. Finally, we reserve the right to change the posting guidelines at any time, at our sole discretion.