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Can You Take B12 Vitamins While Breast Feeding
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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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Azo standard (phenazopyridine): Yes you may take azo dtandanrd while nursing. ...Read more
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