Are My Allergy Meds Safe to Take While Breastfeeding? :

By Let Mommy Sleep. June 7, 2017

One of our most common questions from nursing moms is if over the counter (OTC) allergy meds are safe to take while breastfeeding. Generally -but not always- the answer is yes. To check on the safety and side effects of any medication while pregnant or nursing, we recommend the 3 resources below in addition to talking with mother's primary care physician.

Parents can also learn which medications to take instead, if a medicine is not recommended for use while pregnant or nursing.

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