A 19-year-old female asked:
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i am losing a lot of hair and would like to know if i can take biotin supplements even though i am breastfeeding? and if so , how much should i take?

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Dr. Kermit Brunelle
34 years experience Pediatrics
35 micrograms: Biotin is Vitamin B7. SO make sure none of your other supplements - Like your Prenatal vitamins (which you should still be taking if you are breastfeeding) - contain B7 (Biotin). The FDA recommends 30 mcg per day, and 35 if Breastfeeding. Post birth hair loss is a common, and benign process. Your hair is most likely to come back without doing anything specific.
Answered on Dec 16, 2020
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