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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can i breast feed my 3 months old baby as i'm taking anti biotic tablets for cold n throat infection?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends.: Many antibiotics are safe with breastfeeding; some (cipro, doxycycline, tetracycline, some others) are not.

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Last updated Jun 9, 2018

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