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 Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid is safe for baby while breastfed.
What is Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid used for?
Brief: USES To relieve the symptoms of paleness.
I am breastfeeding mother and I am using Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid. Can it have any bad effect on my kid? Shall I search for better alternative?
FDA does not regulate Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid. There is no credible study done on safety of Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid 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 Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid 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 Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid?
Due to high dilution of ingredients in homeopathic medicines they do not create much problem for baby. Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid 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 Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid, is it safe?
Homeopathic medicines are usually safe in breastfeeding and if Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid has been recommended by doctor then there should be no concern about its usage in breastfeeding.
If I am using Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid, will my baby need extra monitoring?
Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Rubia Tinctorum Root Liquid 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