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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can i take hair skin and nails supplements that contain biotin wheile breastfeeding?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Biotin: Biotin supplements are not contraindicated while breast feeding. Minimal transfer of supplements to breast milk make this type of supplement harmless.
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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can I use nature's bounty hair skin and nails while am breastfeeding?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Breast feeding: For safety sake i would avoid the products while breast feeding.
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Last updated Dec 18, 2017

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