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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Though i don't know why.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Why would you: No benefit.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Linoleic/ glutamine: Both linolieic acid and glutamine are safe to consume while breastfeeding. Linoleic acid consumption will also increase healthy fatty acids in breastm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Necessary????: Compared to what? Currently there is no data that this supplement is needed for healthy teens, more than they get in a normal diet.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Safer Not to: Although there is no research or data on this subject and because we do not know, it is considered safer not to take theanine while breast feeding.Whe ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: This medication has been studied extensively in breastfeeding and found to be safe for the infant. No detectable plasma level is found in breastfeedin ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: It should not be an issue unless you have sensitivities to milk proteins.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Energy drinks: Absolutely not. The taurine in these drinks puts such unnecessary strain on your heart that it is not even safe for you. Imagine slamming your baby&#x ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Flaxseed: Yes flaxseed may be eaten during breatfeeding.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
See below: Supplements during breast feeding are generally a bad idea, considering they don't have the same safety testing rigor as regular drugs. That being sa ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Minimal studies : This anti-oxidant preparation is not listed in the main breast feeding references & the available data cites little available data about use in breast ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
I wouldn't: The american academy of pediatrics says that sudafed is compatible with breast feeding. However, it's known to enter the milk; i advise against usi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: This vitamin is safe to use while breastfeeding.Any excess of that needed is readily lost in the urine daily.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Fenugreek: has been widely used to increase lactatation and is generally safe and well tolerated.
A member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: There is no problem with taking this.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Tyrosine: No, don't put the health of your infant at risk. We don't know the long term effects of tyrosine.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Not studied: It has not been sufficiently studied, so I would be safe and avoid it ( unless your physician recommended you take it)
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
The less the better: The lessdim plus contains various vegetables, repotedly. I would be leery of their claim that it supports breast functio.. I would also ask your docto ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Absolutely! especially if your diet is low in calcium. Talk with your doctor about the appropriate amount if you are unsure. In addition, all nursing ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes, supplement: It is a nutritional supplement, and will not cause harm.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Lactulose is used as a laxative and is ok.
A member asked:
Dr. Troy McGuire
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You should definitely continue to take iron supplements while breastfeeding. Breast milk has tremendous nutritional and immunologic value for infants, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience in Neurology
Citalopram: Paxil (paroxetine) and zoloft are listed safe. All other ssris, there is not enough evidence to say so. One would think if two ssris are safe, the res ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Vitamins: When supplemental Vitamin A is added to the prenatal vitamin, overdose can occur in as little as 4 times the regular dose. If Vitamin A is consumed in ... Read More

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