August 27, 2010,
A.M. asks from Spring, TX on August 26, 2010
Breastfeeding/Low Dose Aspirin?
Hi, I have been prescribed 1 daily low dose aspirin (81mg) by my OB to take preconception/during pregnancy due to blood pressure issues and previous preeclampsia. My question is.....I am still nursing my son a couple of times a day (nap time/bedtime). I'm wondering about this low dose aspirin....is it safe to take while nursing? I keep reading conflcting advice. Thanks!
A.G. answers from Houston on August 26, 2010
i have heard vicoden is better than aspirin for breastfeeding, lol, dont know id be happy with either one
M.G. answers from San Antonio on August 27, 2010
Low dose aspirin is perfectly fine. If you take over the recommended dose per day for 30+ days then it may affect you. I have done a lot of research on aspirin since I get headaches a lot with pregnancy and was concerned for my unborn fetus. However, I am only taking 2-4 when needed and not abusing or going over the directed amount of use.
You will be fine with 1 low dose a day.
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