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Doctor insights on: What Is Safe To Use On Stretch Marks While Breast Feeding

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Can I use Mederma stretch marks in my breast while im breast feeding?

Can I use Mederma stretch marks in my breast while im breast feeding?

Use with Caution: Company has no info/studies with breastfeeding.It is botanical source (like most topicals) should be safe.I have used it safely/successfully on infant faces/skin. I would use on areas away from direct contact w/ infants mouth, monitor carefully for any rash/reaction in infant's skin. Later, laser therapy can be considered for stretch marks (not while pregnant or breastfeeding). ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

Arnica safe to use while breast feeding?

NOT SAFE: This is a homeopathic med made from the Arnica flower used as a multi-purpose treatment topically, reported to have antibiotic properties, also taken by mouth. Be aware these types of products typically contain unreliable amounts of stated ingredient & have an unproven safety/effectiveness profile. Arnica is NOT safe in pregnancy or breastfeeding. See your doctor for safe treatment if you are ill. ...Read more

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Is Go-lacta safe to use during breast-feeding to help with milk supply? The only ingredient in it is malunggay leaves

Is Go-lacta safe to use during breast-feeding to help with milk supply? The only ingredient in it is malunggay leaves

No good data: Our science (MD) has not studied this product or it's active ingredients. It may have some data on efficacy, but typically we do not prescribe such medications. It is a natural process, and is limited by a neuro-humoral pathway involving prolactin, etc. Relaxed state of mind and fluids in plenty help. ...Read more

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Is oral contraception safe to use while breast feeding ?

Is oral contraception safe to use while breast feeding ?

The mini pill: Most oral contraceptives contain both estrogen and progesterone. We usually avoid estrogen use during breastfeeding. There are Progesterone only birth control pills though that are fine. These are called the mini pill or a Progesterone only pill. They do not affect breastmilk. ...Read more

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C radiance peel hi i wanted to know if its safe for me to use c radian peel while im breast feeding? Also rapid age spot&pigment light cream

C radiance peel hi i wanted to know if its safe for me to use c radian peel while im breast feeding? Also rapid age spot&pigment light cream

Maybe: I am unfamiliar with the c radian peel. Murad makes a rapid age & pigment cream. General good advice is if you cannot pronounce the ingredients don't use it. If you cannot use it ona baby, don't use it (a a baby wouldn't need it- it refers to the sensitivity of their skin). Check out schmoove cream (totally safe for everyone!) at www.Franzcenter.Com under herbaceuticals. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks are a condition where the skin is stretched by weight gain or during pregnancy, leaving slightly indented lines where the surface layer of ...Read more