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Is curcumin safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO
Turmeric www.Umm.Edu › medical reference › complementary medicinealthough it is safe to eat foods with turmeric, pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take turmeric supplements.
Because turmeric may act like a ...

In brief: NO
Turmeric www.Umm.Edu › medical reference › complementary medicinealthough it is safe to eat foods with turmeric, pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take turmeric supplements.
Because turmeric may act like a ...
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Dr. Ronald Krinick
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Maybe
Any food supplement has the potential to be helpful, but may also cause harm. Compounds found in nature often are the basis for medicines in most cultures.
Some items can cross into breastmilk but not cross the placenta. For up to date information on what is known about compounds and medications in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Go to http://www.Otispregnancy.Org/.

In brief: Maybe
Any food supplement has the potential to be helpful, but may also cause harm. Compounds found in nature often are the basis for medicines in most cultures.
Some items can cross into breastmilk but not cross the placenta. For up to date information on what is known about compounds and medications in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Go to http://www.Otispregnancy.Org/.
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Curcumin is a breakdown product of the spice tumeric. Tumeric has been used safely for centuries as a spice in the diet of hundreds of millions of people.
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