Thuja Occidentalis Pellet while Breastfeeding
Breast milk is superior in nutrition, It provides resistance against infections and allergies, It is naturally sterile. Despite all the advantages of breastfeeding some mothers choose to pause the breastfeeding in fear of harmful effects of medicines passing in breast milk. Are you wondering about breastfeeding and using Thuja Occidentalis Pellet ? Know what is Thuja Occidentalis Pellet and how it can affect your breast milk and whether Thuja Occidentalis Pellet is safe for your kid or not.

What is Thuja Occidentalis Pellet used for?

SECTION Warts; Brown spots on hand & arms; Ovarian cysts; Vaccination effects; Dandruff; Diarrhea.

Purpose: OTC - PURPOSE SECTION Warts; Brown spots on hand & arms; Ovarian cysts; Vaccination effects; Dandruff; Diarrhea.

I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Thuja Occidentalis Pellet. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Thuja Occidentalis Pellet low risk for breastfeeding
Thuja Occidentalis Pellet contains only one active ingredient that is Thuja occidentalis leafy twig. We have analyzed the usage of Thuja occidentalis leafy twig in breastfeeding and our analysis suggest that Thuja occidentalis leafy twig poses Low risk for infant while breastfeeding and hence Thuja Occidentalis Pellet itself shall be considered Low risk item for breastfeeding.

Note: Due to high dilution of active ingredients in homeopathic medicines most homeopathic medicines are safe while breastfeeding.

Thuja occidentalis leafy twig and Breastfeeding

Low Risk

Thuja is one of the most common remedies used for warts. Topical Usage of Thuja for wart is likely safe while breastfeeding. We do not have sufficient safety usage data for Thuja oral consumption, However its likely unsafe to use thuja orally while breastfeeding.

Warning: Tropical usage in breast area shall be avoided to prevent the Thuja passing orally in Infants.

What if I already have used Thuja Occidentalis Pellet?

Homeopathic medicines usually do not cause harmful effects on breastfed babies. Thuja Occidentalis Pellet is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Some homeopathic medicines contain alcohol (ethanol) and such homeopathic medicines in high dosage can have bad effect on development of baby.

I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Thuja Occidentalis Pellet, is it safe?

Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Thuja Occidentalis Pellet has been recommended by doctor then there should be no doubt about its usage in breastfeeding.

If I am using Thuja Occidentalis Pellet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not really.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Thuja Occidentalis Pellet 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