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Got shot of estrogen today for post partum depression,another tomorrow,start pills fri.is itsafe to breastfeed my 7wk old son 1/2 x a day on estrogen ?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your MD now: Breastfeeding occurs in a low estrogen state. Moreover, exogenous estrogen given to a breastfeeding mother may not only stop the process, but transfer the estrogen to your child through breast milk.There are other medications for post partum depression. Talk to your MD now.

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