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Herbs while breastfeeding

Last post 03-11-2009 11:01 AM by Doula Mary. 4 replies.
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  • 03-11-2009 8:57 AM

    • mainah
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    Herbs while breastfeeding

     I'm curious...new baby of two months has got ehr first cold from her brother...I am starting to get it as well and I usually take echinacea and goldenseal in tincture form. I'm wondering if this is okay to do just for a few days to help her and my cold?

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  • 03-11-2009 9:11 AM In reply to

    • midwifea
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    Re: Herbs while breastfeeding

    Mainah,

    for a few days to boost your immune system should be fine.  I recommend echinacea and goldenseal tincture for mastitis.

     

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    April
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  • 03-11-2009 9:16 AM In reply to

    • Hypnomama
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    Re: Herbs while breastfeeding

    Nursing Mother's Herbal

    Is a great book.  You can actually read some about echinacea and goldenseal here

    Warmly,
    Alex
  • 03-11-2009 9:46 AM In reply to

    • mainah
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    Re: Herbs while breastfeeding

    Wow, this is really helpful. Thanks a bunch!

  • 03-11-2009 11:01 AM In reply to

    Re: Herbs while breastfeeding

    Me too..Astragalus root is good too!

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