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A 31-year-old member asked:

Hi docs, is it true that probiotics are safe to take while breastfeeding?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: These living organisms enter and stay in youe intestines if the survive the transit through the stomach (acid) and other digestive juices.They help balance what might be agressave bacteria and or yeast that are also present.They will not enter your breast milk and do not influence babies gut at all.
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