Last update: July 21, 2017
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Most anesthetics are eliminated rapidly hence the mother can nurse her infant immediately after she has recovered from anesthesia and general conditions allow it.
See in this web page the specific agent to be used.
We do not have alternatives for (General Anesthesia) since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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