Want to know if allergy or other meds are safe to take while pregnant nursing? Check these resources:
One of our most common questions from nursing moms is if over the counter (OTC) allergy meds are safe to take while breastfeeding. Generally -but not always- the answer is yes. To check on the safety and side effects of any medication while pregnant or nursing, we recommend the 3 resources below in addition to talking with mother’s primary care physician.
Parents can also learn which medications to take instead, if a medicine is not recommended for use while pregnant or nursing. The LactMed Database is updated monthly wiht medication safety.