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Can I take calcium supplements while breastfeeding?
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes, no problem. That is totally fine and safe for baby.

In brief: Yes
Yes, no problem. That is totally fine and safe for baby.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Women who are breastfeeding can take calcium supplements.
If a woman is planning to take more than the usual over-the-counter dose of calcium per day, she should first talk with her own doctor, to be sure she would not be at risk of getting problems from taking too much calcium.

In brief: Yes
Women who are breastfeeding can take calcium supplements.
If a woman is planning to take more than the usual over-the-counter dose of calcium per day, she should first talk with her own doctor, to be sure she would not be at risk of getting problems from taking too much calcium.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Absolutely! especially if your diet is low in calcium.
Talk with your doctor about the appropriate amount if you are unsure. In addition, all nursing mothers should continue to take prenatal vitamins at least until your baby has weaned from the breast.

In brief: Yes
Absolutely! especially if your diet is low in calcium.
Talk with your doctor about the appropriate amount if you are unsure. In addition, all nursing mothers should continue to take prenatal vitamins at least until your baby has weaned from the breast.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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