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Homeopathic For Postpartum And Breastfeeding
Cough drops: No prolem for mother or baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Talk to your MD's: There are several antibiotics that can safely be taken by breastfeeding mothers. There is not one "best" antibiotic. The type of infection being treated will affect the choice of antibiotic. You can always call you baby's pediatrician to verify if a medicine is safe for the baby. ...Read more
Protecting Baby: When you are sick, you and your baby will almost always benefit from continuing to breastfeed. Avoid multi-symptom meds with multiple active ingredients. Decongestants like Pseudoephedrine are safe although very small amounts can be passed to baby and may minimally decrease milk production. Use dextromethorphan for cough. Antihistamines can cause sedation in infant. Avoid use of aspirin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please: don't attempt a self-abortion.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are some: Cetirizine and Loratadine are 2 considered relatively safe during pregnancy and breast feeding. Thorough studies have not been done in humans (no volunteers!) so they cannot be considered completely safe. Very small amounts get into breast milk and what ever gets absorbed gets metabolized by the infant's liver before circulating. So not much left. There are also prescribed for young children ...Read more
Not the best time: To detoxify. A balanced and nutritious diet will help. Vegetables are natural chelators. Chlorella is a natural chelator and can help detoxify. Chinese medicine can help you accomplish your goal and it is safest to do so under the supervision of a trained practitioner. ...Read more
4mths post-partum, exclusively breastfeeding, is it safe for me to take Naproxen (Aleve) for a toothache?
Yes for...: short term use.Get a more detailed answer ›
What benefits are there in taking fenugreek, other than increasing milk supply for Breastfeeding mothers?
OK; use moderation: Mothers report that babies most often object to chocolate; spices (cinnamon, garlic, curry, chili pepper); citrus fruits and their juices, like oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruit; strawberries; kiwifruit; pineapple; the gassy veggies (onion, cabbage, garlic, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, and peppers); and fruits with a laxative effect, such as cherries and prunes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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