Breastfeeding

Topical Medications for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding medicine recently published an update on the safety of the most common topical medications during breastfeeding.1

Topical medications do not generally cause a risk for breast milk.  Instead you must be aware of the potential accidental ingestion by the infant when used on or near the breasts. Check out the article for information about the active ingredients and the carriers.

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Anderson PO. Topical Drugs in Nursing Mothers. B. 2018;13(1):5-7. doi: 10.1089/bfm.20170224
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