I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use Polyurethane? Is Polyurethane safe for nursing mother and child? Does Polyurethane extracts into breast milk? Does Polyurethane has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can Polyurethane influence milk supply or can Polyurethane decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?

Polyurethane lactation summary

Polyurethane is safe in breastfeeding
  • DrLact safety Score for Polyurethane is 1 out of 8 which is considered Safe as per our analyses.
  • A safety Score of 1 indicates that usage of Polyurethane is mostly safe during lactation for breastfed baby.
  • Our study of different scientific research also indicates that Polyurethane does not cause any serious side effects in breastfeeding mothers.
  • Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Polyurethane safe in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
  • Score calculated using the DrLact safety Version 1.2 model, this score ranges from 0 to 8 and measures overall safety of drug in lactation. Scores are primarily calculated using publicly available case studies, research papers, other scientific journals and publically available data.

Answer by Dr. Ru: About Polyurethane usage in lactation

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