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A 33-year-old female asked:

I am currently breastfeeding a 2 months old baby. i wanted to add a probiotic supplement because i am having gut issues (occasional bloating and very very smelly farts, sulphuric farts). is it safe while breastfeeding?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Probiotics are not like drugs that might go into the milk. They stay in your gut or are digested like any other food.
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