Is it ok to drink Metamucil while breast feeding?

Yes It is ok. with breastfeeding, as it is a bulk laxative, acts locally in the bowel, no systemic absorption, so won't be secreted in the breast milk,

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Is wine ok to drink while breast feeding and if so how much can you intake?

ALittleNowAndThen. There is disagreement about this subject among scientists, but the AAP says occasional small amounts are generally considered okay. If you feel "buzzed" or "drunk" then it is recommended that you don't breastfeed until back to completely normal/sober. Chronic exposure is more problematic, believed to decrease milk production and cause poor growth/weight gain in the baby. Read more...
Hard to comment. There are arguments back and forth about the safety of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding there are some basic facts. Alcohol will pass through the breast milk and it lingers in the milk after it is made.Alcohol converts to byproducts that are toxic to the developing brain.There is no level of alcohol exposure that is considered safe to a developing infant. Read more...

I'm breast feeding and going to school two days a week. By time my 4:30 class comes I'm tired, is it ok to have a coffee drink two days a week?

Probably fine. Newborns are very sensitive to caffeine & can take days to clear it from their body. As they get older, it becomes less of a problem & occasional use is fine.Chronic daily use can produce a jittery baby & reduce the iron content in the milk. Read more...

Is whole milk better to drink for breast feeding?

Confusing question. Cows do not drink milk to make it and humans do not have to either.Moms need a good source of calcium which can come from many sources and milk is an easy one, but cheese, yogurt, supplements can be used instead. Read more...

Is it bad if I drink right size smoothies or shakeology while breast feeding?

Just no alcohol. Smoothies are fine, not sure what a shakeology is, but if it has no alcohol and is more like an ice-cream like drink, than these are both fine. Read more...
Yes. The right size smoothies contain fiber and protein (no longer contains an appetite suppressant ). Shakeology shakes contain fiber, protein, probiotics, vitamins and minerals. All of these thinks are compatible with breast feeding . Read more...
Breastfeeding. It depends on what goes into your smoothies or shakes. If natural ingredients, then - no. If some herbal or supplements, then you need to consult with your doc or find out somehow else if they are ok with breastfeeding. Read more...

Is it okay to drink wine while breast feeding my child is 3 weeks old im breast feeding

The . The same alcohol that makes it into your bloodstream makes it into your breast milk. While the amount that's transferred if you drink a glass of wine is relatively small, your baby is small and has an immature liver, which means the baby can't process the alcohol as well as you can. Studies show that alcohol can affect babies' eating and sleeping. Studies have shown that a baby who is breastfed after the mother consumes alcohol, then consumes less breast milk over the next few hours. The baby typically then slept for shorter periods of time. Alcohol in breast milk may also hinder babies' development. In a study of 400 infants published in the new england journal of medicine in 1989, gross motor development at 1 year of age lagged in breastfeeding babies whose mothers drank at least one drink daily during the infant's first three months of life. Read more...
One opinion. It depends on how much wine. If you feel high or giddy it is likely too much for the baby. One small glass of wine might even be good for you and the baby. I think it depends, but everyone seems to agree it is less of a concern than during early pregnancy. Read more...
I wouldn't. The alcohol in any drink you take will pass in the breast milk. After it passes to baby,it will eventually break down to formaldehyde and other toxic byproducts. Although most infants with alcohol effect were exposed to high levels during pregnancy, there is no level of exposure that is proven save to the developing infant brain.Much of the ADD we see today is thought to result from such exposur. Read more...

I took a drink of champaign for a celebratory toast, should I pump before breast feeding? It was just one drink

Alcohol&breastfeedin. Although a glass of wine is permitted, champagne has a higher alcohol content. It might not be a bad idea to skip the next feeding, discard the pumped breast milk and offer a feeding of formula. Read more...

Can you drink genisoy chocolate protine shake while breast feeding?

If not allergic . If neither the mom or the child have a soy allergy there should be no problem. If the infant seems to be uncomfortable with feeding, has excessive gas or other gastrointestinal symptoms it may need to be removed from the diet. Soy protein is one that can trigger allergic symptoms in some people. Read more...