Last update: June 7, 2014

Piercing

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

There is not any incompatibility with breastfeeding. If placed near the nipple it is necessary to remove it for suckling. Severe infections (mastitis, abscesses and endocarditis) and hormonal disturbances (hyper-prolactinemia) have been described. Lack of sanitary control at the moment of placing it may poses a higher risk for hepatitis or HIV infections.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Piercing 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.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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References

  1. Millner VS, Eichold BH 2nd. Body piercing and tattooing perspectives. Clin Nurs Res. 2001 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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