Last update Dec. 26, 2013
Very Low Risk
Whatever type of disease (cutaneous, pulmonary or intestinal) is not transmitted through the breast milk.
Skin pustules should be kept from closed contact with the child.
All treatments (amoxicillin, doxycycline, rifampicine, vancomycin, clarithromycin....) are compatible with breastfeeding.
Immunization or vaccination is not contraindicated while nursing.
We do not have alternatives for Anthrax since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) of Mexico
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM