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I have flu and sore throat my baby is 2 month old and breast feed please tell me some home remide that can't effect on baby?

Homeopathy. Flu remedies: gelsemium if you feel dull dopey droopey dzzy: bryonia if feeling better alone and lying still and grumpy. Elderberry for you. Vit d for you. Umcka, fluids, homemade chicken soup all can help. Feel better soon! Read more...

Breast feeding 8wk old. I'm having major sinus. Sore throat, cough, sneezing, runny & stopped up nose. What can I take while BF?

Remedies. Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestionsaline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ painacetaminophen / Rest!! Read more...

What can I take for a cold and sore throat if breast feeding?

It depends... There are multiple forms of otc cold and congestion medicines. Certainly you should check with your pediatrician or ob-gyn first before taking any medication while breast feeding or while being pregnant. However, as a general rule, most breastfeeding mothers may safely take guaifenesin-only products. Determine if the product contains aspartame, as this has been associated with headaches. Read more...

I have sore throat and flu. Can I still breast feed or my baby will get sick from my milk?

Continue breastfeed. Please continue breastfeeding. When you breastfeed, you give your baby some of the antibodies (infection fighters) that your body has developed to fight off your sore throat/flu. In other words, breastfeeding will not make your baby sick. To prevent spreading infection: handwashing/hand sanitizer after nose blowing, kiss the back of baby's head, not mouth or hand, cough in your sleeve. Read more...