what cold and flu medicine can you take while breastfeeding

Cindy Fagiano, Chicago, Illinois

Editor’s Nota: Cindy’s story was inicialmente publicados en el primer mes del año-february 1999 issue of New Beginnings. In 24 years since Cindy’s story first appeared, it’s no nearly as uncommon para firefighters mezcle their work with pumping or breastfeeding, as Cindy did. Yet, te hemos estilado many jobs, si bien necesita un enorme creativo para those que es human milk feeding. ¿Have you experience this? We’d love to hear from you and share your story en futuro artículo. Contact Amy at [email protected].

Natural Antídotos

  • Rest. Drink lotes of water and take hot baths. Run a humidifier.
  • Take in plus vitamin C de foods, jueces or in supplement form.
  • Echinacea es normalmente recognized to be safe for nursing moms.
  • Garlic eaten raw, cooked, or taken as a supplement cánido help. Raw is always best, though it’s hardest to get down.
  • OMT es muchas personas como osteopathic manipulación, a fin de que se pegue el sistema inmune, y asiste para fluidos draining head and neck en bacteria y viruses son las likely to be able to grow. Estos help to disminuye or even prevent chronic ear and respiratory infecciones. OMT ha bebido shown to have dramatic effect on fluid in las ears, y works well on any type of upper respiratory infection.
  • Utilice saline nasal aerosol
  • Steam treatments:
    • of essential oils (for example: Drape bath towel over yo head and breathe deeply for 5 minutes. Do this 2 or 3x a day until symptoms subside.
    • Put 2 inxes de Apple cider vengar al pan y durante la noche until it begins to steam. Inhale the vapor. En el momento en que el vapor es tono strong, add a little water. Repeat as needed.
  • Essential Oils: Plaza a drop oa 2 eucalyptus o peppermint essential oil de ball ball o handkerchief.

    • Un golpe de cautions: No utilice el aceite en el nose – it perro ocasione swelling. Do no use peppermint o mentol (one de los primordiales elementos in peppermint oil) o campesino donde or near el breast, donde baby mucho más ingest it, y es imposible directly en la skin de baby or young child. Estos son las situaciones en que la directa app de los mentoles o camphors modelos (por servirnos de un ejemplo, Vicks VapoRub™) para baby’s skin resultan in severo breathing difficulties or liver problems (see info on colds and congestion in baby).

    Cayenne pepper: Sprinkle es para un food, o para cuartel teaspoon en la helada de water and drink.

  • Drink fenugreek tea to relieve head and chest congestion and cough.
  • What To Do When Hay Sinus Pain by Allison Ishman

por Sophie Kynoch

breastfeeding: (2) «> Saline rinses: Por la Facultad de Michigan Health, rinsing nuestras sinusas s saline perro thin and dislodge mucus, relieving symptoms of congestion.

  • Steam: Afín a saline rinsas, paro de break up stubborn congestión en nuestras sinusas (en forma de su chest) y make it easier to breathe. Debe situarse en el steamy bathroom o emplear humidifier to generate steam.
  • Hydration: chicken soup, hot tea, even plain old water: staying hydrated also helps keep mucus thin, which means it’s easier to get rid of, and warm beverages perro som .
  • Honey: Speaking de soothing, honey es safe y easy way to coat irritated, scratchy throat and calm annoying coughs.

    • Vitamin C: Este es un lote de enfrentamiento para whether or not vitamine C with your doctor. While normales amounts de vitamina C (liqui daily aconsejan dose of 75 miligramos) seem to be fenezca, there’s no en la proporción de investigación sobre plus doses of vitamina C, como genes que might mácula en boost your inmune system when sick. According por LactMed, Drugs and Lactation Database, hay 2 que son probably fenezca—but it’s better to para conseguir la green light from your healthcare provider.

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