Last update Sept. 4, 2014
Very Low Risk
Dipeptide amino acid (Aspartic acid and Phenylalanine) which is used as a sweetener.
Only after a high ingestion of Aspartame phenylalanine would slightly increase in mother's milk with no harm effect on the normal child.
It should not be cause of concern except in case of phenylketonuria.
We do not have alternatives for Aspartame since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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