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Old 03-22-2008, 06:12 AM   #5
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Re: Was told 3 times today to stop BF

Originally Posted by odentonmom View Post
...Cipro is approved by the AAP for breastfeeding moms. Also, the amount of any drug that is passed to a toddler who is only nursing such a small amount is not much compared to an infant who is taking in a much greater volume.

Cipro is an L3 catagory. It caused some joint problems in baby cows
The primary side effects in peds patients have been GI upset.
If your DS is 2 and only night nurses, I hardly see any reason for the fuss. Just watch him for GI symptoms.

My guess is that the med is a smoke-screen to impose their dissaproval of your extended nursing. Stay strong Mama!
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