- Feeding & Eating
- While Taking Medication
- Taking Medications Safely While Breastfeeding
Taking Medications Safely While Breastfeeding
Most drugs that go into your body will also go into your milk, so before you take any medication, you need to consider how it will affect your baby and whether or not it has any effects on lactation. While most medications are safe to take while breastfeeding, it’s wise to talk to your doctor or your baby’s doctor before taking anything. Here are some general guidelines.
There are three issues to consider when considering taking medication while breastfeeding: