There are high number of clear evidence that breastfeeding provides best nutrition that you can give to your baby. It is also evident that lactation is good for mothers health as well. Evolution has designed breastfeeding in a way that it caters all nutritional need of your child. However modern medicine is quite new for evolution, that is why mothers body is not well prepared to filter unnecessary chemical found in medicines. It becomes a necessity to figure out which drug is safe and which drug is dangerous for your newborn while nursing. In this article we will understand function of Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel and its suitability with breastfeeding.
What is Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel used for?
Helps prevent and temporarily protects chafed, chapped or cracked skin. Helps prevent and protect from the drying effects of chemicals, wind and cold weather.
Brief: SKIN PROTECTANT
What are the risk associated with Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel usage while breastfeeding? What precautions shall I take while using it in breastfeeding?
As per our analysis Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel contains only one ingredient and that is Dimethicone. We have analyzed Dimethicone and it seems to be safe to use Dimethicone while breastfeeding, that means usage of Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel shall be safe while breastfeeding. Below you can check more details of Dimethicone usage in breastfeeding. We recommend you to go through provided detailed analysis as below take decision accordingly.
Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel Breastfeeding Analsys
Dimethicone while Breastfeeding Safe
CAS Number: 9006-65-9
Dimethicone is a fluid type of silicone with a methyl as organic group radical. Silicones are polymers of silicon tied to oxygen atoms with high molecular weight (see information on silicone and dimethicone). Dimethicone is water repellent and it is used in creams, dressings for skin protection and pediculicides. An activated form of Dimethicone is Simethicone that is used for treatment of flatulence (see info on Simethicone) At latest update, relevant published data on excretion into breast milk were not found. Because it is not absorbed through the skin or orally along with a high molecular weight, excretion into breast milk in significant amount or absorption by the infant gut is highly unlikely. See below the information of these related products:
What should I do if I am breastfeeding mother and I am already exposed to Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel?
It is always a good idea to keep your healthcare provider or doctor informed about your drug usage during pregnancy and breastfeeding but if you have not informed your doctor about Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel and have used it then do not panic as Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel is mostly safe in breastfeeding and should not cause any harm to your baby.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel, is it safe?
Usage of Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel is safe for nursing mothers and baby, No worries.
If I am using Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Hand And Skin Shield | Dimethicone Gel in breastfeeding?
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week