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Old 05-11-2007, 07:27 PM   #5
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Re: benadryl and nursing - HELP

I had an antihistamine prescribed to me for a cold last year, and my milk supply did noticeably drop.... I asked the dr if it was safe for nursing and he said yes, but failed to mention it could lower supply....... I have never had a good supply though, so I suppose if you have always had good supply, it may not effect you as badly. I noticed a big drop and wondered what was up, and called my LC, and she said yes, that it was an antihistamine and they can dry you up and advised to stop taking it. I had only taken a few of them too. Just my experince and
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