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Do I need to stop taking my normal medication while I am breastfeeding?

This depends on the condition and the specific medication being used, but avoiding medications altogether may actually cause harm to the mother and her baby if an underlying condition goes untreated.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 27 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Breastfeeding


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