Colds during breastfeeding
Child Development / / March 29, 2016
Treatment of colds my mother during lactation
Cold mom breastfeeding as not to infect the baby, how to treat, what drugs are acceptable and safe for the baby?When we get sick - it's not a big trouble.We know that everything will be in 7-10 days.But when there is a responsibility for the life of another, tiny creatures - there are various fears ...
More recently, a couple of decades ago, when a cold breastfed for an occasion to the temporary abolition of lactation.Some doctors have recommended to all sick days to transfer the child to the milk mixture.Other recommended simply decant.Expressed milk to boil and then give the baby.
Modern doctors agree that flu while breastfeeding - this is not a reason to give up breast feeding a baby.But, of course, some precautions need to be in contact with the child to comply.For example, before you take the baby, and especially his feed, it is desirable to wash your hands.Often ventilate the apartment in which you are.And just at feeding time to wear a medical mask.Or make your own gauze.Bandages should also not forget to change.
Colds during Guards through the milk is not transmitted from mother to child.At least to such an extent that the child has developed symptoms.But together with my mother's milk, the baby will receive antibodies against the infection that will contribute to his development of a good immune system.Interrupt feeding is necessary only in the case if found to Staphylococcus aureus in high concentrations in breast milk.And not just to feed one patient feeding.Most likely, she struck mastitis.Sometimes mistaken for a viral infection.Therefore, it is desirable to visit the doctor, or call him at home, if there are symptoms of breast inflammation, and increased body temperature.
remains only to deal with how to treat a cold during breastfeeding mom, what medications are permitted?Naturally, you need to read the instructions for each drug before starting taking it.And be sure to tell your doctor that you are a nursing mother.Since it can change treatment strategy.
Nevertheless, most of the medications prescribed by a physician, in the warning may contain instructions that it should not drink during pregnancy and lactation.Often so manufacturers just reinsured.Actually, it is something that can be a nursing mother from the cold without any fear.
The main thing is not to start antibiotic treatment without consulting your doctor.Many of them are contraindicated during lactation.And if not contraindicated, it can cause frustration of a chair in infants.When antibiotics are needed?If there is a bacterial infection.For example, urine and renal ultrasonography diagnosed pyelonephritis, tonsillitis, mastitis.Authorized many antibiotics.But during the treatment of the doctors usually recommend taking additional medications to improve the intestinal microflora.They through breast milk should be ingested by a child, and a little to smooth out the possible side symptoms of antibiotic therapy in the form of diarrhea or constipation.Contraindicated moms chloramphenicol, fluoroquinolone derivatives.These drugs have a negative effect on the blood and bone system of the child.
treat colds mom during breastfeeding, if a viral infection should be more symptomatic.That is too active "treatment" is not worth it.
If the temperature rises, you can take the cold medicine while breastfeeding, as "Paracetamol" and "ibuprofen".These drugs are allocated in small quantities in breast milk.However, they should not be used at a temperature below 38.5 degrees, as it may slow down recovery.
very good use of folk remedies for colds during breastfeeding, such as body rubbing with a cloth soaked in warm water.Copious warm or even tolerate hot drink is also very useful, as it helps to quickly remove toxins from the body, it helps to reduce temperature and good flow of breast milk.
What to take a cold mother during breastfeeding, if she had a bad cold?If pregnant women are advised to only wetting and rinsing the nasal cavity non-pharmaceutical products, the breastfeeding can already be used vasoconstrictor drugs, "Nazivin", "Dlyanos", "Rinostop" etc. But no more than 3-5 days, otherwise the situation with a cold only get worse..
in question than to treat a cold during breastfeeding, when a sore throat and cough, doctors also generally in agreement - therapy should be symptomatic.Antibiotics are only prescribed for angina, proven results sowing throat.And in other cases it is sufficient rinsing.Perhaps antiseptic - "Chlorhexidine" or "Miramistin", if they are well tolerated and do not cause irritation.A cough can be used a variety of means, thinning sputum.That is, if the cough has already passed in the wet.For example, "Ambrobene" "Mukaltin".A very useful procedure will be breathing humidified air.
ARI and ARI are usually 7-10 days.It would seem that the short term, but it is by no means impossible to suspend breast-feeding.It will harm both mother and child.