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Is soaking in a epsom salt bath safe for breastfeeding moms? and how often a day?

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Dr. Tanya Russo answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

EPSOM or Sitz baths can be very relaxing and helpful to breastfeeding mothers, and pose no risk for breastfeeding. Excessive bathing however (more than once a day) may lead to skin dryness.

Answered Aug 3, 2018



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