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Can you take B12 vitamins while breast feeding?

Can you take B12  vitamins while breast feeding?

Yes: Continue taking your prenatal vitamins, which contain b12, as long as you are breast feeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Can you take exedrin while breast feeding?

Can you take exedrin while breast feeding?

Not recommended: Excedrin has Aspirin in it and most breastfeeding sources recommend to not take apirin while breastfeeding. Motrin or Ibuprofen is recommended. ...Read more

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Can you take collagen and prenatal vitamins while breastfeeding ?

Can you take collagen and prenatal vitamins while breastfeeding ?

Yes: You can take collagen and prenatal vitamins without any worry. If you are not vitamin deficient, they will provide little if any benefit and unused vitamins will flush out of your system within a day or so. ...Read more

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Can you take cold medicine while breast feeding?

Can you take cold medicine while breast feeding?

It depends on what: the medication is. Taking Robitusin of Mussinex should be fine. I would check with your doctor or your babies pediatrician for other medications. ...Read more

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Can I take calcium, B12 and D3 vitamins while pregnant?

Can I take calcium, B12 and D3 vitamins while pregnant?

Vitamin D & calcium: It's probably a good idea to take calcium and possibly vitamin d3 while pregnant. Talk to your doctor about the dosage that is recommended for you. Unless you eat a vegan diet (no animal products) you probably don't need to take more vitamin B12 than is in prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Can you take gabapentin while breastfeeding ?

Yes.: One study (kristensen jh, et al) - journal of human lactation 2006, nov., found that the absolute infant dose of a breastfeeding mother on Gabapentin was 3% of the total children's dose of Gabapentin (with a 0.4 mg/l blood level). This was approximately 6% (almost 20x less) than the mother's Gabapentin blood concentration. Technically you can do it. Proceed with caution. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Which type of diet pills/shakes can you take while breast feeding?

Which type of diet pills/shakes can you take while breast feeding?

Not Recommended: No diet pills are recommended or adviced while breast feeding and you should have well balanced meals.Diet pills will get secreted in breast milk and can be harmful for the baby. ...Read more

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Can you get B12 mic shots while breastfeeding?

Can you get B12 mic shots while breastfeeding?

Probably but....: You should not need them an ordinary vitamin daily by mouth should be sufficient except in very, very rare situations. ...Read more

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Can you take B12 2500mcg while pregnant?

Can you take B12 2500mcg while pregnant?

Yes: Just also be sure to take some l methylfolate with the b12. ...Read more

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Can I take Azo while breast feeding?

Can I take Azo while breast feeding?

AZO…: Is a company that makes a variety of medications for urinary tract infections, yeast, pms, etc. Please specifiy to which product you are referring. ...Read more

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Can i take 500 mcg of vitamin B12 while nursing?

Can i take 500 mcg of vitamin B12 while nursing?

B12: B12 is an essential water soluble vitamin and if you have B12 deficiency it is ok to take supplements while nursing. ...Read more

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Can you take vicodin while breastfeeding ?

Can you take vicodin while breastfeeding ?

Vicodin in milk: Vicodin is secreted in breast milk. It contains Acetaminophen (tylenol) and hydrocodone. When breast feeding you should limit your dose to 30 mg a day or less and observe baby for signs of sedation. Some moms are fast metabolizers of vicodin and can secrete higher amounts than normal. There are some physicians that recommend not taking it to avoid risks to the baby. Talk to you obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can i take alka selter while breast feeding ?

Can i take alka selter while breast feeding ?

No: Significant amounts of the three active ingredients do pass through to the breastmilk, so it is not recommended while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamin B12 while pregnant?

Yes: Yes, but be reasonable. A good thing to take is a prenatal vitamin. If you take that and a balanced diet, you will be fine. Babies need certain amounts of vitamins, but not mega-doses. Ask you ob-gyn what a good pnv is, as they likely have all kinds of samples from various drug reps. ...Read more

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Im going back to work and want to continue breast feeding baby on formula as well can i take fenugreek tablets how safe is it?

Im going back to work and want to continue breast feeding baby on formula as well can i take fenugreek tablets  how safe is it?

Fenugreek : Even though fenugreek is generally considered safe, there is no good evidence beyond anecdotal that it increases breast milk production (assuming that's the reason you're taking it). Would suggest discussing w/ your baby's Pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more