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    Default Where can i check if my drug is breastfeeding friendly?

    I've been given a dose of steroids to take for the days to try and boot an allergic reaction i can't seem to shake, but where can I check if it's safe to still give my boy his night Boobie?

    He'll be fine without it, but i don't think i wasn't to have that fight if i don't need to

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    Dr Rodney White is a specialist in obstetric drugs (breastfeeding and pregnancy) and is a FANTASTIC resource if you're no sure how the drugs you might/are/have to take will affect breastfeeding and pregnancy. He is based at Monash Uni and is considered the Australian expert in this field. Anyone can call him - doctors, specialists and worried mummies. His number is: (03) 9594 2361. Open 9-5, Mon to Fri. Really nice guy!

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    Dr Rodney White is a specialist in obstetric drugs (breastfeeding and pregnancy) and is a FANTASTIC resource if you're no sure how the drugs you might/are/have to take will affect breastfeeding and pregnancy. He is based at Monash Uni and is considered the Australian expert in this field. Anyone can call him - doctors, specialists and worried mummies. His number is: (03) 9594 2361. Open 9-5, Mon to Fri. Really nice guy!
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    Izy can we actually sticky this thread with his details please?

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    Default Major maty unit in your state

    Not sure what state you are in but in WA you can call the major maternity hospital (KEMH) and ask to speak to a pharmacist- they will happily give you all the info you need. So try them or the biggest maternity hospital in your state.
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