Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Neither disease nor Rabies virus transmission through breast milk have been documented. Exposed mothers should be protected with immunoglobulin and vaccine. It seems more convenient to have received immunization before resumption of breastfeeding is attempted.
We do not have alternatives for Maternal Rabies Infection.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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