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does heartburn affect breastfeeding a child

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Zantac (ranitidine): Zantac (ranitidine).
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, most of the common heartburn meds are safe with breastfeeding. Use the lowest dose possible, of course, but really pepcid, zantac, (ranitidine) ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Take antacids: Taking antacids will help your heartburn but will not interfere with your breast feeding.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably safe: with breast feeding, no harm done, enjoy your baby
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience in Gastroenterology
Heartburn: Why were you started on ppis in the first place? Given your history of allergies and esophageal symptoms this raises the suspicion of a condition call ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
You can do it!: Just remember women have been breastfeeding for millions of years! You want to get the tip of your nipple in the back of the baby's mouth, so he can ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
GERD: No. Gerd can come on at any age.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Breastfeeding: The vast majority of health benefits to brestfeeding are acheived by 1 year of age. Breastfeeding beyond this point would be based on cultural norms a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, it may: The milk stretches out the support ligaments which don't always return to their original size.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infnat and sugar: Not really from doing that but there may be more nutritious food to eat instead.

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