Thuja Occidentalis Liquid Breastfeeding
It is a well known fact that breastfeeding is best source of nutrition for infants. Breast milk provides minerals, vitamins and antibodies in most acceptable format when they need it. Nutrition taken by mother passes to breast-milk and same thing applies to medicines taken by mothers. Not all drugs cause problem for baby but some do. Lets analyze if Thuja Occidentalis Liquid is safe for baby while breastfed.

What is Thuja Occidentalis Liquid 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 Liquid. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?

Thuja Occidentalis Liquid low risk for breastfeeding
Thuja Occidentalis Liquid 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 Liquid 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 should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Thuja Occidentalis Liquid?

Homeopathic medicines usually do not cause harmful effects on breastfed babies. Thuja Occidentalis Liquid 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 Liquid, is it safe?

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


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

Not really.


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Thuja Occidentalis Liquid in breastfeeding?

US
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

UK
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

Australia
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canada
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week