As a breastfeeder, have you ever wondered about medications?
Have you ever been told that you cannot take a specific medication?
Did you ever suffer with pain or illness because someone who is NOT a lactation consultant told you not to take a medication?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should be listening to this episode.
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Things we talked about:
Medications and breastfeeding
Benefits of medications vs the risks of not taking it [8:20]
Where do we get the info? Or better yet, where shouldn’t we get info? [10:00]
What drugs are a concern? [10:23]
Drugs you can take when pregnant [11:38]
Variables (because you know there are some) [14:41]
Tip of the Week! From Ashley Joy Doscher on Facebook [21:45]
Dianne’s medication soapbox [23:11]
Abby’s ridiculous ear infection story [26:54]
Is your doctor your boss? [30:15]
Self advocacy [31:54]
This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health; fertility, pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding products. This episode is also brought to you by Milkies; handcrafted keepsakes made with your own breastmilk.
Some other episodes you should check out or we mentioned in this episode
Resources for medications:
Medications and Mothers Milk – Dr. Thomas Hale
Here is how you can connect with Dianne and Abby~
- Abby Theuring https://www.thebadassbreastfeeder.com
- Dianne Cassidy http://www.diannecassidyconsulting.com
Music we use~
Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott Holmes