A 25-year-old female asked:
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can i breast feed my 3 months old baby as i'm taking anti biotic tablets for cold n throat infection?

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the antibiotic, make sure your doctor knows. You are breast feeding and they can put you on one tat is safe to take while you are breastfeeding.
Answered on Aug 25, 2013
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Depends.: Many antibiotics are safe with breastfeeding; some (cipro, doxycycline, tetracycline, some others) are not.
Answered on Jun 9, 2018

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