Last update Sept. 12, 2015
Very Low Risk
Juice of ripe fruit is used. It contains proanthocyanidins (PAC), anthocyanins, flavonoids and phenolic acids.
It has bacterial anti-adhesion effect and is used as a preventative of UTI.
At last update were not found published data on excretion in breast milk.
Plant often used even during pregnancy, in many countries.
Its common use, low toxicity and because it is consumed as food, moderate consumption during lactation is considered of little or no risk. It may be wise not to exceed the amount contained in a meal portion.
We do not have alternatives for Oxycoccus macrocarpus 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.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2006 of United States of America
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