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If you have e. Coli diarrhea, can you pass it to your baby through breastfeeding?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Breast feeding is safe while you are having diarrhea.
As a caveat, pay extra attention to proper hand hygiene.

In brief: No
Breast feeding is safe while you are having diarrhea.
As a caveat, pay extra attention to proper hand hygiene.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: No
The germs of diarrhea remain within the walls of your intestine.
They live and multiply within that area, and never enter your blood, which is what it would need to do to pass to baby through the breast milk.

In brief: No
The germs of diarrhea remain within the walls of your intestine.
They live and multiply within that area, and never enter your blood, which is what it would need to do to pass to baby through the breast milk.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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