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Old 11-01-2009, 08:08 PM   #1
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Maca root and Vitex - safe while nursing?

We're still a ways off from TTC but I plan to still be BFing DS when we do.

Just curious - does anyone know of any resources talking about the safety of Vitex or Maca Root while nursing? I took Vitex when TTC DS and it worked like a charm, but I wouldn't want to do anything that might harm him, of course. Just heard about Maca Root as well but I can't find anything but anecdotal info about it being safe while nursing.

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Re: Maca root and Vitex - safe while nursing?

http://www.kellymom.com/herbal/milks...bal-rem_c.html

I found some info on vitex on kellymom. but ultimately vitex works on the hormonal system and I'd be weary of taking it while bf'ing, as I know some of those hormones are excreted in bm and changing the balance will also alter the balance of what gets excreted, probably not drastically, but it is a balance...
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