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Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Are diurex pills safe while breast feeding?

Probably Not: Please check with your doctor. Make sure you know the answer before experimenting with your child. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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How come breastfeeding women not have a menstrual cycle while breastfeeding?

How come breastfeeding women not have a menstrual cycle while breastfeeding?

Pituitaryinhibition: The pituitary gland is partially inhibited by "feedback" of hormones, but can still allow ovulation. ...Read more

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Is chantix safe for women while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is chantix safe for women while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Chantix is not currently recommended for use in pregnancy as it has not been thoroughly studied. It is category c, and although many medications allowed in pregnancy fall into that category, in the case of Chantix you cannot be assured that it is a safe option during pregnancy or lactation. The nicotine patch may be an acceptable option. ...Read more

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Is herbalife safe while nursing?

Is herbalife safe while nursing?

Vitamins: When supplemental Vitamin A is added to the prenatal vitamin, overdose can occur in as little as 4 times the regular dose. If Vitamin A is consumed in amounts greater than 10,000 IUs, liver toxicity or fetal birth defects can occur. High dose vitamin E in women were 70% more likely to give birth to a baby with a heart defect. Be careful which vitamins you take. ...Read more

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Does weaning from breastfeeding affect your period?

Does weaning from breastfeeding affect your period?

BREASTFEEDING: Your menstruation is suspended during breastfeeding due to secretion of prolactin but after weaning, menstruation will be restored to normal. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe for baby while breast feeding?

Yes: No problem with this medication.It achieves a level as one of the most benign medications taken during lactation. ...Read more

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Can i take airborne while breast feeding?

Can i take airborne while breast feeding?

Yes: It' components are considered safe. It provides very little that is not contained in the normal prenatal vitamins that are commonly used during breastfeeding. Benefit of use, if any is marginal. ...Read more

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Is taking ensure while breast feeding safe?

Absolutely: It is an excellent source of additional nutrition that is needed to provide optimal milk for your child. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Can women take scopinal while breastfeeding?

Can women take scopinal while breastfeeding?

Scopinal: It is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk, although only small amounts are likely to be found due to the properties of the medicine. The class of medicines that this one belongs to may reduce the production of breast milk. The manufacturer states that this medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Which sleeping pills are safe while breastfeeding?

Which sleeping pills are safe while breastfeeding?

Not many: I don't think any of the prescription sleeping pills are safe. Otcs contain antihistamines that can decrease milk supply, so that's not ideal either. Perhaps the best "sleeping pill" would be warm milk, a relaxing massage, or snuggle time with your partner. ...Read more

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Tampon use while breastfeeding?

Tampon use while breastfeeding?

Many women do so...: Tampon use should affect your breast feeding. It is a risk for a serious infection called 'toxic-shock-syndrome" as some forget to change to tampon causing retained/growing bacteria infection which can spread to the blood stream resulting in shock. So, you can use tampon but make sure you change it frequently and don't forget to remove the last one when not needed. Congrats on new baby. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is glucofage safe while breastfeeding?

Is glucofage safe while breastfeeding?

Yes: This medication has been studied extensively in breastfeeding and found to be safe for the infant. No detectable plasma level is found in breastfeeding infants. ...Read more

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Will breast become balanced after stopping breastfeeding?

Not likely: If by balanced you mean even, then not likely. Stopping breast feeding will make both decrease in size but there is no reason to expect them to change in relation to each other. Breasts aren't even to start and breast feeding won't change that. ...Read more

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Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Is Azo yeast safe while breast feeding?

Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; breastfeeding women are advised to consult their doctor.” it does not appear to be well studied. Unless your physician is familiar w this product ; can clear it’s use – would not recommend taking while pregnant or breast feeding. ...Read more

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Cramping and spotting after period while breastfeeding. Normal?

Probably normal: Some women stop menstruating while nursing. Most will resume after 6 months of nursing. It varies. But especially at first, it is common to more irregular, crampy cycles. ...Read more

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Is ginseng safe for pregnant women or nursing mothers

Is ginseng safe for pregnant women or nursing mothers

No: There are many types of ginseng -- asian, chinese, siberian, american, etc. But a few types of asian/eastern ginseng have been shown to cause birth defects in animal pregnancies. So...Very high risk for very low reward. ...Read more

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