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does heartburn affect breastfeeding a child

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Zantac (ranitidine): Zantac (ranitidine).
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dr Irizarry: made a medication recommendation. How about homemade ginger tea? Places slices of fresh organic ginger in boiling water. Place the top on the teapot a ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience 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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Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: These are safe. For more information of breast feeding watch: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=bpnylbjilsy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Take antacids: Taking antacids will help your heartburn but will not interfere with your breast feeding.
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: No, not if you are not taking any medications. Read this short article on treating heartburn naturally: https://www.kaushikmd.com/heartburn-do-you-k ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably safe: with breast feeding, no harm done, enjoy your baby
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Sure: Antacids are unlikely to affect your baby. There are, however, more effective treatment approaches than that in the market that you get over the count ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
GERD: No. Gerd can come on at any age.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
50 years experience 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, it may: The milk stretches out the support ligaments which don't always return to their original size.

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