Taking medicine while breastfeeding: Practical considerationsShared by:
Just like during pregnancy, a breastfeeding mother may find herself in a complicated situation and often stuck in between especially when she gets diagnosed with an illness. This is as there is a fear that the medication could be transferred to the fetus or infant, causing harmful side effects. As such, prescribing for a lactating patient often involves multifactorial considerations because of the effect the medication might have on the breastfeeding infant.
5 Aug 2016 - General