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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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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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 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 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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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 enjuvia safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Is enjuvia safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Why would you?: Enjuvia is an estrogen replacement product for hot flashes and menopause treatment. I am not sure why this would be needed during pregnancy. Sometimes with in vitro patients estrogen supplementation is indicated in the 1st trimester. Other than that i can not think of reason why this would be needed. Estrogen can cut down the supply of milk during 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 use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

Yes: Apparently it increases your milk supply! http://naturallivingmamma.Com/2012/08/03/how-to-boost-breast-milk-production-with-essential-oils/. ...Read more