Last update: Jan. 20, 2014

Aflatoxin

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus sp. that has been found in cereal grains (rice, corn) and poorly conserved dried fruits (affected by humidity and heat). It may be a cause of cirrhosis and liver carcinoma.

Benefits of breastfeeding are largely more important than risk related to the presence of mild level environment pollutants in human milk, in many instances, they are at lower content than those found in cow’s milk or other foods. (Codex alimentarius FAO-WHO).

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Aflatoxin.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

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