Last update: Oct. 14, 2014
Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Vitamin C is abundantly present in food.
A balanced and comprehensive diet makes vitamin supplementation useless.
Any amount of vitamin C taken by the mother as a supplement does not affect significantly the concentration in breast milk of women who are on a varied and balanced diet.
We do not have alternatives for Ascorbic Acid.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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