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Boric Acid for Recurrent Vaginal Infections

When a mom develops a recurrent vaginal infection and resistance to first-line agents, she has limited options. Is boric acid safe to use in lactating mothers with treatment-resistant vaginal infectio...

InfantRisk Center Statement on Monkeypox: Infection, Vaccines, and Treatment for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Women

Monkeypox is a viral infection that requires special consideration during pregnancy and breastfeeding: it is expected to transfer into breastmilk, and fetal infections have been reported (vertical tra...

Vitamin D Supplementation and Breastfeeding

Breast milk is the optimal source of nutrition for infants because it provides complete nutrition for fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, and most vitamins that are essential for growth and devel...

Antidepressant Use While Breastfeeding: What should I know?

The postpartum period can be a magical time when a mom finally gets to meet and spend time with their new baby. However, this time can also be challenging for many mothers.

Botox Injections and Breastfeeding

If Botox injections have become a regular part of your wellness routine, you may wonder whether they are safe while breastfeeding. Let's take a look at the research.

Alcohol & Breastfeeding: What’s your time-to-zero?

Drinking alcohol doesn't have to be a barrier to safe breastfeeding. Use our calculator to find out how long it will take for alcohol to be eliminated from your breastmilk.

Cough & Cold Medications while Breastfeeding

Info straight from experts for breastfeeding-safe options to treat a cold: cough, congestion, fever, allergies...and more. Plus, a chart of combo products!

Postnatal Vitamins While Breastfeeding

For decades, prenatal vitamins have been available and recommended by providers. Pregnancy is a time of intense physiological change both for mother and baby, and appropriate supplementation of variou...

Esketamine and Breastfeeding

Esketamine can be part of the psychiatric management of treatment-resistant depression and its compatibility with breastfeeding is currently unknown. Esketamine likely penetrates breastmilk to a low d...