A 28-year-old female asked:
i am breastfeeding. can wearing deodorant be harmful to my baby?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No: No harm to your baby if you wear a deodorant, unless the scent really irritates him/her, enjoy your baby
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Last updated Apr 27, 2015
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