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I need to take medication – can I still breastfeed?

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It is generally accepted that all medications are passed from mother to baby to some extent through breastfeeding, although for most medications the amount passed is very small. A few medications should not be used by for breastfeeding mothers, but in most cases there are other medications that can be safely used instead.

If you need to use medication your doctor can one of the resources below to help choose a suitable medication.

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