Sunscreen 19 G 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 Sunscreen 19 G is safe for baby while breastfed.

What is Sunscreen 19 G used for?

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Is Sunscreen 19 G usage safe while breastfeeding? If a lactating mother is using it can there be any effect on growth or development of infant?

Sunscreen 19 G safe for breastfeeding
Zinc oxide is the only one ingredient used in manufacturing of Sunscreen 19 G, Which makes it easier to analyze its effect in breastfeeding. As per our analysis of Zinc oxide it is safe to use Sunscreen 19 G while lactating. We suggest you to check further details below about Zinc oxide usage in breastfeeding.

Sunscreen 19 G Breastfeeding Analsys

Zinc oxide while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 1314-13-2

It is used topically as an astringent and skin protector, very often together with small amounts of Ferric Oxide to form Calamine (see specific info). It is a product compatible with breastfeeding according to WHO Essential Medicine’s List - 2002.It is also used in dental hygiene products and cosmetics. Widely used for skin protection of the diaper area in infants. Because of the small dose used and poor absorption into plasma of most topical dermatological preparations, excretion into breastmilk in significant amount appears to be unlikely. Do not apply on the breast to prevent infant ingestion; otherwise, wash it off thoroughly with water before the next breast feed.

What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Sunscreen 19 G?

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 Sunscreen 19 G and have used it then do not panic as Sunscreen 19 G 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 Sunscreen 19 G, is it safe?

Definitely, Sunscreen 19 G is safe in lactation for baby. No wonder your doctor has recommended it.

If I am using Sunscreen 19 G, will my baby need extra monitoring?

No extra baby monitoring required while mother is using Sunscreen 19 G

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Sunscreen 19 G 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