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Breastfeeding While on Medication?

Ok Mommas, I am getting conflicting advice from my health care professionals. I am due in two weeks w/ baby #2, have been on Synthroid (for hypothyroid) and Toprol (for high blood pressure) since 2005. Was not on either medication when I had baby #1. Have been taking both meds during this pregnancy. My question is if any of you have breastfed while on these medications or know someone who has? Ob said it should ne safe. Pediatrician said Synthroid ok, but Toprol possibly not, and I should ask lacatation consultant when I have baby at...

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Any Homeopathic Doctors Here?

I am really interested in learning homeopathy. What school did you attend and for how long? I just want all the info I can get because it's hard to know where to go on the internet. I would have to attend an online school. I guess I need to clarify this a little better. I take my kids to a naturopathic doctor. I want to be able to know how to use essential oils for healing, help people with weight loss, and use natural medicine.


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The week before my period I get so irritable, my poor husband and kids! I...

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"OTC Meds or Not"

Lately there has been alot of talk about not giving children under 2 over the counter cold meds. Some doctors say its ok some not. what to do when your 15month old is up all night and can't breathe? How did we ever survive the OTC meds. as a child, and I know our moms gave it and we all did up until about 2 yrs ago when the FDA scared everyone. Iam looking for some home remedies for head congestion in a 15 month old. Iam also wondering if anyone out there still uses the OTC meds for thier children?


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Do I Need a RX for Ringworm?

i first thought it was just dry skin, but everyone who sees it thinks its ring worm. I would love to avoid a dr visit because she is just terrified of him, but i will go in need be; do you know if i need an RX??