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Emergen-C or airborne while BFing

I feel like i'm getting sick, bad news. can i take either of these?

2 months old


Asked by staciandababy at 1:42 PM on Jan. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (11)
  • Yes, you can take them. I have loved Emergen-C. It is suggested by my doctor and midwives.
    I love lots of garlic, too. But start slow with that in case it's upsetting to baby.

    Good luck and get better!!


    Answer by doulala at 3:23 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • I don't trust these.High doses of C can give you diarrhea.Just stick with a multi vitamin and up your fluid intake.And get some rest if you can.

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 1:49 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • both of those products are rip-offs. they do not work.

    follow TMJ121099's advice instead.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • Does not answer question.

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:50 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • ok then,I wouldn't because of the high doses of stuff in it.Ask your doctor.I always figure,if you wouldn't directly give it to your baby,don't put it in your body while breastfeeding.Stick with the stuff you're prescribed only to be safe.

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 1:53 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • i took emergen-c while pregnant and breastfeeding. i love them because i can feel them work! i also drink more water, eat chicken soup (the broth really does help a cold), and avoid dairy and sugar. i hope you get to feeling better soon!

    Answer by bettylou420 at 1:56 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • i am a huge fan of emergen-C; my one concern with breastfeeding is the zinc.

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:05 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • Yep. A-okay.

    Answer by elleinad at 2:13 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • They're safe. Effective? You rmileage will vary.

    Answer by gdiamante at 5:03 PM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • I take emergen-c with no problems. My DD is 15 months and I've been taking it occasionally since she was born.

    Answer by Arisce at 6:20 PM on Jan. 13, 2010