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How to take soy isoflavones while breastfeeding

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Will not work: Isoflavones have not been scientifically shown to induce ovulation. I would not do it. See a fertility specialist.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Hard to say for sure: soy isoflavones are not regulated by the FDA like estrogen, so it is difficult to know if they will interfere with your clomid (clomiphene). I would ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me help: Soy as a part of the regular diet is traditionally considered to be safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, although scientific research is limited i... Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Phytic r folic acid?: Folic acid is strongly recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural defects like spina bifida. Phytic acid should probably be avoided dur... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: It is safe to take while breastfeeding.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Breastfeeding: Please be very cautious about taking supplements while breastfeeding because of impurities that might be detrimental to your baby. Your baby will not ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Depends: Say isoflavones and agnus castus are used by herbalists for different things. To answer the question, I would need to know what you plan to use them ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Not aware of this: Isoflavonoids may increase natural estrogens, but conception is more involved than just estrogen. See your doctor if you are having difficulty concei... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Won't happen: They may slightly increase an estrogenic response but will not make you ovulate. You may have pcos in which case metformin can be helpful. Talk to y... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alison Stuebe
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Yes!: It's fine to drink soy milk while breastfeeding.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: They are in no way equivalent.

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