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Safe To Use Tampon When 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
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
Had my son 7 months ago and can no longer wear tampons. They keep falling out. I am breastfeeding and heard that the muscles get tighter after I stop?
I would: Wear a pad for now. You shouldn't have a lot of bleeding while breast feeding. I doubt your vagina has expanded to the point where u can never again wear a tampon. Use a pad for now and try later. Good luck. ...Read more
Safer Not to: Although there is no research or data on this subject and because we do not know, it is considered safer not to take theanine while breast feeding. When doubt exists, babiy's safety says take no extra chances. ...Read more
Glycolic acid: Generally speaking, glycolic acid is considered safe. Avoid using products used for chemical peels as the levels of glycolic acid are much higher and are designed to penetrate much deeper. ...Read more
FDA web stated::
"Limited information indicates that maternal pantoprazole doses of 40 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants".
It means: shouldn't hurt. ...Read more
Yes: Biotin is safe. By 'mcg' maybe you are referring to microgram? That's a unit of measurement, not an ingredient. If there was another ingredient you had a question about, consider resubmitting the question. ...Read more
Should Be: I am not aware of any proven problems. It is, I think, shark. ...Read more
Yes: There would not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Little gets in milk: Over-the-counter natural cold remedies have ingredients that may get into breastmilk in very small amounts. So, a breastfeeding baby should not experience any changes in behavior. The cold remedies can include teas such as lemon, honey, or chamomile teas. Some adults use lozenges such as menthol, zinc, or vitamin c. However, natural "cold remedies" may or may not decrease cold symptoms. ...Read more
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