Last update: Dec. 1, 2004
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
The virus either natural or vaccinal has been isolated from breast milk, however, it has not been associated with disease in the child. Probably transmission occurs through other ways.
We do not have alternatives for Maternal Rubella 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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