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 Klifem is safe for baby while breastfed.
What is Klifem used for?
For relief of minor menopausal symptoms. Application of this homeopathic remedy for the designated usage is exclusively based on homeopathic experience. With severe forms of this disease, a clinically proven therapy is indicated.
Purpose: For relief of minor menopausal symptoms. Application of this homeopathic remedy for the designated usage is exclusively based on homeopathic experience. With severe forms of this disease, a clinically proven therapy is indicated.
Is Klifem usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?
FDA does not regulate Klifem. There is no credible study done on safety of Klifem while breastfeeding, Same holds truth for almost all homeopathic medicines however homeopathic medicines go through a process called potentisation. In potentisation homeopathic preparation goes through repeated dilution and shaking. Homeopaths state that repeated dilution and shaking helps the body to heal naturally. Due to extreme dilution of active ingredients homeopathic medicines are mostly safe in breastfeeding, Hence we can consider Klifem as safe to use while breastfeeding.. Below we have provided analysis of its active ingredients. Safety rating of ingredients holds truth for herbal product but may not apply for homeopathic diluted drugs.
What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Klifem?
Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Klifem is a homeopathic medicine and if your baby does not have any abnormal symptoms then there is nothing to worry about. Be careful with too much usage of ethanol based homeopathic medicines during breastfeeding.
I am nursing mother and my doctor has suggested me to use Klifem, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Klifem has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Klifem, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Klifem 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