Many medicines and drinks -- even certain foods -- can affect your baby if you're nursing. Here's how to make sure you both stay safe and healthy.
Many medicines and drinks—even certain foods—can affect your baby if you're nursing. Here's how to make sure you both stay safe and healthy.
Nicotine is also passed on to babies via breast milk and can cause diarrhea, vomiting, or fussiness. In one study, 40 percent of babies breast-fed by smokers were colicky, versus 26 percent of infants nursed by nonsmokers.
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I do find that certain meds I take are not as effective after a big meal. I know there are drugs they advise you to eat with them. I know if you use an antacid 2 hours before and after makes them less affective. I think milk products have something like the same effect. Now the milk part isn't proven it's just me.
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For women who are taking Klonopin and breastfeeding at the same time, it is important to watch for any side effects in your infant. This is because Klonopin does pass through breast milk and can cause side effects, such as drowsiness, weight loss, and breathing problems. Due to the potentially serious side effects that.
Nutley, NJ: Roche Pharmaceuticals;2009 April. Klonopin.
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She and the pharmacist both said Klonopin is okay to take while BFing, but the instructions that came with the drug (and some discussions I've found online) say not to take it while BFing. My psychiastrist said it did get into the breast milk but that it shouldn't cause any issues for the baby. If I noticed.
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