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Dr. A. Clark, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  33 years of experience as a general pediatrician in private practice and in pediatric urgent care.
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My wife is currently breastfeeding our 5 month old daughter.

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My wife is currently breastfeeding our 5 month old daughter. My wife is getting a bit sick and wants to take a day off taking NyQuil to get better.

She is going to sleep in for 6-8 hours without breastfeeding, but we're just wondering if it will be okay to breastfeed afterwards taking NyQuil?

Dr. A. Clark :

I'm Dr. Clark and I'm happy that you have asked me to assist you with your child and hope that you can benefit from my many years of helping parents like you.

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There is no problem with your wife taking NyQuil as very little, if any, of the antihistamine even crosses in breast milk and won't have any effects on your baby.

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