Q&A: Breastfeeding With IBS?
I've recently been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Can I keep breastfeeding with IBS?
Your IBS won’t hurt baby, but you’ll need to make sure your doctor and pharmacist know you’re breastfeeding before you start any prescription or over-the-counter meds (the same goes for natural remedies). Some IBS medications are considered safe for breastfeeding moms, others aren’t.
Please note: The Bump and the materials and information it contains are not intended to, and do not constitute, medical or other health advice or diagnosis and should not be used as such. You should always consult with a qualified physician or health professional about your specific circumstances.
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