Breast feeding and dry skin....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Nutrition' started by Beatlesfan, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Beatlesfan

    Beatlesfan Well-Known Member

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    My skin seems so dry (all over)almost scaly - could this be BFing that is doing this?

    It's a bit itchy too. Prob cos it's dry.
     
  2. leckershell

    leckershell Well-Known Member

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    Not sure, but when breastfeeding you should keep your fluids up anyway, more so than normal.. try drinking more water? I don't have dry skin problem so my suggestion might be way off, but that's all I can think of.
     
  3. valentine

    valentine Well-Known Member

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    I definitely think so - I've now got dry skin, dry eyes (wear contacts), dry mouth and definitely think its breastfeeding to blame.

    Valentine Xxx
     
  4. Rosieroo

    Rosieroo Well-Known Member

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    Me too, my eyes are almost stuck together by the end of the day :puke:

    Make sure you're drinking loads of water Beatles, breastfeeding can make you feel really dehydrated :)
     
  5. trixipaws

    trixipaws Well-Known Member

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    u need extra water and extra nutrients as BFing drains them from u like ur pregnant. take a supplement? and ask for cream off the docs on scrip while its free! :wink:
     

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