U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Olympia, WA
A 29-year-old female asked:

Can i take a calcium supplement while breastfeeding? my son has a dairy allergy and i'm worried i'm not getting the calcium i need.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Sure: Recommended daily calcium intake for lactating women is 1000 mg. Multivitamin with calcium tablet can easily meet your need.
Last updated May 31, 2014


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.