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Do Antibiotics Affect My Breastfeeding Baby
1wk post-partum, breastfeeding, developed my 6th staph infection in 5yrs. If treated what affect would antibiotics have on my breastmilk and baby?
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
I'm breastfeeding my 11 days old baby girl, and I'm taking antibiotics.she has developed a rash that looks like the rash(yeast) due to the above.
Drug reaction: Now I am assuming you think the baby has developed an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. However the brief description you give is not the description of a drug reaction and you did not state where the rash is. Really need more information and better description to assist you ...Read more
Had my baby 3 weeks ago. Because of antibiotics, i was unable to breast feed at birth. My breasts are not leaking anymore. Can i still breast feed now?
Can i breast feed my 3 months old baby as i'm taking anti biotic tablets for cold n throat infection?
I have mastitis and taking penicillin. My baby also is on antibiotics. Is it still safe to breastfeed?
Can i continue to breastfeed after finishing my antibiotics? I've had to take levaquin for pneumonia for 12 days and i just finished my last pill 2 days ago so i need to know can I continue now to breastfeed my 6 week old baby? I know i wasn't suppose to
Yes: The half life of Levaquin is 6-8 hours in persons with normal kidney function. A drug is considered eliminated 5 half lives after the last dose. Your Levaquin should be totally eliminated 40 hours after the last dose you took. Recommend you wait 1 more day then you can restart breast feeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an ear infection and runny nose. Currently breasfeeding. What medications (antibiotic and antihistamine) can I take for my baby to be safe?
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