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is it safe to oil paint while breastfeeding

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Apparently it increases your milk supply! http://naturallivingmamma.Com/2012/08/03/how-to-boost-breast-milk-production-with-essential-oils/.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Seems so: Probably, but to what point?
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
General rule: In general, any lotion or oil you apply the your skin does not transfer meds inside your body that might be passed into breast milk.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Fish oil is an excellent source of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, DHA & ara. These fatty acids have been known to enhance cognitive function ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Fish oil is safe and healthy for pregnant women and developing fetuses. The only concern is the possibility of contamination by elements like mercury ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Retinoic acid: Green oil contains retinoic acid that are found in accutane. Retinoids are not recommended during pregnancy or breast feeding as they pass into the br ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Basil oil: It is ok to use to stmulate breast feeding.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SAFE TO BREAST FEED: Yes it is safe to breast feed after mineral oil enema.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: As far as anyone knows evening primrose oil is perfectly safe to take while breastfeeding. See http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/461841-can-i-take-ev ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, safe: Doses differ with different OTC preparation, read the labels and follow instructions
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