Last update: Jan. 20, 2014
Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
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Persistent organic pollutant (POP)
PCB is excreted 10 times higher into breast milk than in the serum, and, PBB is excreted 132 times higher.
Breast milk should be tested whenever heavy exposure has occurred.
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).
We do not have alternatives for Pbbs.
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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