Last update Dec. 13, 2019
Very Low Risk
It is a constituent of intravenous and dialysis fluids. Also used as a food preservative and in cosmetics.
It is metabolized to sodium bicarbonate, which is compatible with breastfeeding.
List of WHO essential medicines: compatible with breastfeeding (WHO / UNICEF 2002).
We do not have alternatives for Sodium Lactate 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.
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.