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tea safe while breastfeeding

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid star anise: Avoid drinking star anise. Star anise contains anethole a phytoestrogen. This means it has estrogen like effects. It is thought to be a galactogogue ( ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Tea: I doubt there are studies on your tea so I can not say it's safe. Need to know ingredients.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chicory root: Chicory root is not recommended during breast feeding because of its many side effects.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends what is in the tea. To be sure, take the tea to your doctor to find out. Not all slimming teas are the same
A member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Should be OK: The traditional medicine doesn't have an official information regarding safety of the dandelion root tea while breastfeeding. Check with naturopathic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
No: this product has senna and mallow it will cause diarrhea in you sand your baby avoid any thing besides good healthy food while breast feeding because ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Green tea has caffeine and can be a stimulant to the breast feeding child. In small amounts they are both safe.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
I hope you discussed: the benefits vs. risks of your progesterone & anti-prolactin medications with both your OB & your Pediatrician. Apparently, one shouldn't use ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Use cautiously: As a vaginal treatment while breastfeeding, no clear cut contraindication, during pregnancy it might reduce birth contractions, but no studies on its ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: yes, and check www.AAP.org website for any questions on breastfeeding
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