MARKS BLOG

 

Is it okay for a breastfeeding mom to take meds?

Is it okay for a breastfeeding mom to take meds?

Despite the fact that most medications come with warnings for breastfeeding mothers, a panel of pediatricians says that many drugs can be safely taken while nursing.  Little is known about the actual risk of medications transferring to breast milk.  Experts say the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the potential harm to babies caused by exposure to drugs taken by mothers.  Now, the FDA and the American Academy of Pediatrics are teaming up to research the true effect of medications on breast milk.

More information HERE

 

More Articles