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Doctor insights on: Breastfeeding And Topical Sulfur

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Is it safe to use sulfur topically while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use sulfur topically while breastfeeding?

Depends: Creams/lotions/powders that you apply to the skin are not absorbed in significant quantities so they are fine to use when breastfeeding. This assumes that they are never applied near the breast, where nipple contamination may occur. ...Read more

Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is it okay for me to use topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Is it okay for me to use topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

General rule: The medications in things you apply to the skin will not enter the blood in an amount that would effect your milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Is it safe for me to take topical epiduo while breastfeeding?

Absolutely: No problems whatsoever using this medication topically while nursing. Thanks for feeding your child the best with breast!! ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe for me to use topical epiduo on my face while breastfeeding?

Can you explain if it's safe for me to use topical epiduo on my face while breastfeeding?

Category C: This medication is classified as Category C by the FDA. This means that the absorption into breast milk and infant safety are not known. Is the benefit of using the drug is worth the possible risk to your baby? ...Read more

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Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Are glutathione and kojic acid (topical; in the form of soap) both safe for breastfeeding moms? Thank you.

Unstudied products: These two chemicals have not been studied to prove their safety while breastfeeding. It is unlikely that these two are putting your baby at risk but we cannot say with 100% certainty. ...Read more

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Am a breastfeeding mom...have androgenic alopecia...please suggest me topical treatment?

Am a breastfeeding mom...have androgenic alopecia...please suggest me topical treatment?

No to minoxidil: Topical Minoxidil , used to treat hair loss , is excreted into breast milk-not advised to use while breastfeeding. There are no other hair loss medications that you can take that is safe with breastfeeding. ...Read more

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How can you stop breastfeeding?

How can you stop breastfeeding?

Just stop it: There is a medicine used for patients who have Parkinson's Disease called bromocriptine which blocks the hormonal signals to your breasts and so "drys them up". Speak to your doc about it. ...Read more

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When should I stop breastfeeding?

When should I stop breastfeeding?

No "deadline": There is no "deadline" for breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and breastmilk have numerous benefits for you and your child. At least 6 months is desirable and if you can make it to one year, that is even better. That being said, many women may only be able to breastfeed for a few months while some will continue to breastfeed into toddlerhood. The choice is up to you and your baby. Wean on your timeline. ...Read more

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How do I prolong my breastfeeding?

On demand: Breastfeeding operates by demand, the more baby demands milk, the more milk the breasts produce. Make sure not to supplement any formula. Depending on where you're at post partum, advice may differ. Here's a great website with lots of good information: http://www.Lalecheleague.Org/faq/increase.Html. ...Read more

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Can I exercise while breastfeeding?

Can I exercise while breastfeeding?

Yes: Of course! exercise is great for your physical health and will not interfere with you producing breast milk as long as your nutrition (and hydration!) remains good. Be sure to drink lots of water and consume adequate calories to replenish what you may be losing from breast feeding and also working out. ...Read more

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Can I eat nuts while breastfeeding?

Can I eat nuts while breastfeeding?

No: You can literally eat or drink anything (except alcohol) without concerns. Breast feeding moms have no restrictions on diet. ...Read more

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What is the best breastfeeding diet?

What is the best breastfeeding diet?

Your typical diet: If your typical diet is a healthy balanced diet, no need to change. If you are trying to lose weight, keep in mind that breastfeeding consumes 350-500 calories per day, and adjust accordingly. There are no foods to specifically avoid or include. ...Read more

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Any tips for successful breastfeeding?

Any tips for successful breastfeeding?

Persistence!: Fill a pitcher of water and set it next to your breastfeeding spot with a glass. Drink a glass of water every time you sit down to nurse. Be sure to get pillows you need to position the baby to the breast, rather than hunching down to the baby to nurse. I'm so happy you are doing this for your baby! This is the best gift a mother can give! ...Read more

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Is it normal for breastfeeding to hurt me?

Is it normal for breastfeeding to hurt me?

Breastfeeding pain: During the first week or so, you can experience pain on the nipples which will disappear eventually. Make sure that your baby's lips are not sucking directly on the nipple - the whole nipple should be located behind baby's gumline so that the lips are around the areola (dark area around the nipple) where the sucking should take place. ...Read more

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What is the best diet while breastfeeding?

What is the best diet while breastfeeding?

Nursing diet: Ffollow the same dietary guidelines while breast feeding as you did while pregnant, including prenatal vitamins ...Read more

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Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Can you take percect while breastfeeding ?

Let me advise you: Perccet compose of two medications. Oxycodone&acetaminophen however, the oxycodone component is a narcotic and could cause significant problems in a nursing infant. If you have to take it is a good idea to watch for any changes in your baby, such as breathing problems, excessive sleeping, or feeding problems. The manufacturer does not recommend that women use this medication while breastfeed. ...Read more

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What is the best diet while breastfeeding?

What is the best diet while breastfeeding?

Nursing diet: follow the same dietary guidelines while breast feeding as you did while pregnant, including prenatal vitamins . ...Read more

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What is the best position for breastfeeding?

What is the best position for breastfeeding?

Whatever works: Whatever works best for you and baby. Many babies have a favorite position and many even have a favorite side. Do whatever is most successful for you and that individual baby. ...Read more

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