Last update: Dec. 26, 2013
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Whatever type of disease (cutaneous, pulmonary or intestinal) is not transmitted through the breast milk.
Skin pustules should be kept from closed contact with the child.
All treatments (amoxicillin, doxycycline, rifampicine, vancomycin, clarithromycin....) are compatible with breastfeeding.
Immunization or vaccination is not contraindicated while nursing.
We do not have alternatives for Anthrax since it is relatively safe.
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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