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A 42-year-old member asked:

Is collagen safe to take while breaastfeeding?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Forget it.: You do not need to take extra collagen. OTC supplements are poorly studied, not regulated well, and over-marketed. Why take a chance that future research will find that it may turn out to be a problem? Good for you for worrying about both you and your kiddo. Save your money, eat plenty of fruits and veggies, grains, and avoid high protein high and fat diets.
Last updated Jun 11, 2017

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