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Doctor insights on: Is Replens Safe To Use During Breastfeeding

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Dr. James Lin
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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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Is it safe to use replens while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use replens while breastfeeding?

Yes: There are no known contraindications to using replens while nursing. There are no hormones in replens that would get into breastmilk. Check replens.Com for full info. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. Will using replens while breastfeeding harm my baby or drop my milk supply at all?

Hi Dr. Will using replens while breastfeeding harm my baby or drop my milk supply at all?

It should be fine: Nursing usually increases the need for lubrication and replens will not interfere with it. ...Read more

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My obs. Recommended replens for vaginal atrophy due to breastfeeding. Now experiencing clumpy white discharge since using this product. Suggestions?

My obs. Recommended replens for vaginal atrophy due to breastfeeding. Now experiencing clumpy white discharge since using this product. Suggestions?

Yes common: Many women experience clumpy white discharge with use of this product. Using a low dose of estrogen cream or vagifem tablets may be a better choice. There is no absorption into the blood stream of the low doses of estrogen and the treatment will be more effective plus without the clumpy white discharge replens can cause. ...Read more

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Is skinception safe to use during breastfeeding ?

Is skinception safe to use during breastfeeding
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Yes: It is safe to use but avoid getting it on the nipple. The baby probably will not like the taste and it is not supposed to be swallowed. ...Read more

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Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Some are, some not: You'll have to consult the prescriber for information on medication safety, i can't list them all here in a short answer. Definitely check on both OTC and prescription med safety before taking medications while nursing. ...Read more

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Is profractional laser safe during breastfeeding?

Is profractional laser safe during breastfeeding?

Wait until after: I generally recommend waiting until you are finished breastfeeding prior to having any procedures. There are no studies to show whether this is safe. Furthermore, because your hormones are at different levels during the postpartum period, you may be more likely to hyperpigment after a laser procedure if you were to do it while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

No problem : Collagen is basically protein & more or less just eating a different protein source like fish or tofu. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Duromine in Lactate: Duromine (phentermine) has been linked with fetal abnormalities in animals and the fda warns against its use in humans who are breast feeding. The drug has also been contraindicated in people who have a history of valvular heart disease or high blood pressure, other cardiovascular diseases and thyroid disease, so be careful taking it after weaning your infant if any of these conditions apply. ...Read more

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Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Hard to say. : By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work.nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark safe during breastfeeding?

Is trilastin sr and accelerator for stretch mark 
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Trilastin: The only ingredient of concern in the trilastin sr is licorice extract- not recommended when breastfeeding. Licorice can cause hypertension, elevate potassium and disturb adrenal hormones. Contact your physician for other recommendations for treating stretch marks. ...Read more

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Hi. I am looking for rapid weightloss ideas. I need something that is safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

Hi. I am looking for rapid weightloss ideas. I need something that is safe to use whilst breastfeeding?

Depends: If you look at the specifics, creating breast milk for baby requires metabolic work on your part ( that is quite passive).Over 1yr your breasts will use your body energy to create roughly 500-1000 cal/day for baby. If you only consume the diet you need for your pre-pregnancy weight, you could drop 1-2 pounds a week due to breastfeeding alone.If you eat more you loose less. ...Read more

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I want to know the safest diuretic during breastfeeding,have edema and want to know what is really safe?

I want to know the safest diuretic during breastfeeding,have edema and want to know what is really safe?

Best diuretic in pg: 30 from DK asks safest diuretic when breastfeeding I have edema. No diuretic is 100% safe in breast feeding as they have never been formally tested for safety in pregnancy. Almost certainly your edema is caused by eating more salt than you can get rid of. Or something else. First find out cause of edema. Then you will know how to treat it. How 2 know if 2 much salt n diet? Cut down Na & observe. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 32 years old and breastfeeding my 4 month old daughter. My question is, it is safe to take collagen during breastfeeding? Would this suppleme

Open to discussion: Collagen is a source of protein and theoretically it should cause no problem. However, we dont know what long term effect it might have on the infant. I would discuss the problem with your ob. ...Read more

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Are vitamin b12 shots safe during breastfeeding?

Are vitamin b12 shots safe during breastfeeding?

Probably safe: If needed for health reasons such as pernicious anemia, then should be fine. If used for energy boosting, then would consult with your babies doctor ...Read more