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Latisse And Breastfeeding
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
No: During pregnancy it usually best to just stay on your prescribed prenatal vitamin. Otc supplements sometimes have contaminants in them that. (unless your supplement is from a company that tests its bulk materials and attests its purity) this holds true during breast feeding. Continuation of the prescribed prenatal is the safest approach for at least the first 6 months. ...Read more
Will using soybean milk can harm my fertility, breastfeeding feeding and monthly periods not married and my age is 25?
Safe: Beta-carotene is a precursor to vitamin a and is found in many foods. Skin care products contain small amounts of vitamin a- very little will be absorbed. Here is a great resource about breastfeeding and medications- it is linked to the us national library of medicine http://breastfeedingonline.Com/meds.Shtml#sthash.C24q1ffy.Dpbs. ...Read more
Is a basil essential oil safe for topical use while breastfeeding? Will it interact with prescription metoclopramide? Trying to increase milk supply.
Probably safe: As a rule those product that are applied to the outside body surfaces are not absorbed in sufficient quantity to be a problem for the breast fed child. I find no specific listing of the product for this issue. Of the multiple ingredients, only licorice is a problem & then only if ingested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok for breastfeeding moms to use skincare products with cyclopentasiloxane, cyclomethicone, peg 10 dimethicone and aluminum dioxid?
Appears to be safe: The chemicals mentioned mainly stay in the upper layers of the skin- miniscule amounts go into the body. If you have other questions here is a great website: breastfeeding and medications http://www.Breastfeedingonline.Com/meds.Shtml#sthash.5ld4zlrc.Dpbs it is from dr. Thomas hale a texas tech pharmacologists+ includes link to toxnet national library of medicine. ...Read more
Cough drops: No prolem for mother or baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vitamins?: it is commonly recommended to continue on your prenatal vitamins the duration of breast feeding. I am unclear what vitamins are in the gummy vitamins but if they are multivitamins then they should be fine. Always consult with your doctor if you are ever unsure about something of this nature. Bring the bottles with you if all medications you child is taking at every visit. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Increase milk: Try to increase your breast milk production by increasing fluids and nipple stimulation by the baby sucking or a breast pump. ...Read more
How safe is it to breast feed , while taking anti depressants /psychotics? Can the medications be passed through breast milk?
Yes : Anti psychotic & anti depressant medications pass through breast milk and can affect your baby. Effect on the baby varies depending on the medication. Your baby may also have withdrawal side effects if you stop taking your meds suddenly which could be serious. If you decide to breadfeed on these meds, time the feeding when the medications are least likely to be concentrated in your milk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It should be fine: Nursing usually increases the need for lubrication and replens will not interfere with it. ...Read more
Is triamcinolone acetonide lotion safe to use while breastfeeding and if so Will it lower milk supply?
I am breastfeeding my 3M old baby, is it safe to take Calcium Pyruvate supplements while breastfeeding along with exercising to lose the baby weight?
You should be fine: Viviscal contains some biotin but the two used together are unlikely to cause any significant problems. ...Read more