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Garlic pills and breastfeeding!!

ok, we all kno that mosquitos are starting to come out and they are only gonna get worse.. well i take garlic pills to keep them away, my question is not whether its safe for baby or not, my questions is, do u think the garlic pills will be enough for the baby or will i need to apply bug spray as well.. is bug spray safe for a newborn? as a new mom to a baby about to be born in the summer i just have some questions.. thanks in advance

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1sttimemom2011

Asked by 1sttimemom2011 at 5:37 PM on May. 19, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I would be careful of taking garlic while breastfeeding. Isn't garlic a no-no for nursing moms? Spraying yourself with a mister filled with plain old Listerine works very well for keeping the bugs away. The store brands work equally well.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 5:40 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I would ask your obgyn to be sure.
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 6:08 PM on May. 19, 2011

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