Breastfeeding While You Are Having Cold or Fever – Is It Safe?
Many mothers often have questions or concerns with regards to breastfeeding with a fever. Understandably, it can be a source of great anxiety and lead to many questions about the best path forward for your health and your child’s health. If you have questions like ‘can I breastfeed if I have a fever?’, this video will attempt to address some of those questions and concerns. It will provide more specific guidance on the situations in which it is acceptable to breastfeed and enlist precautions to be taken to minimise the risks of infection to your baby from contact.
In general, if you have a cold during breastfeeding, or a fever while breastfeeding, it is safe to continue breastfeeding your baby. However, you should take certain precautions when sick to ensure your baby does not become sick from you.
0:00 – Introduction
0:33 – Is It Safe to Breastfeed With Cold or Fever?
1:06 – Why Breastfeed Even if You Have Cold or Fever?
2:58 – Is Taking Medicines Safe During Breastfeeding?
3:23 – Precautionary Tips to Take When You Are Sick
4:00 – Takeaway
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