sick and breastfeeding Thorian's Mommy Due May 6; TTC since Jan 2016; 1 child; 1 angel baby; Westbrook, ME, United States 8501 posts
Sep 23rd '12

I am two weeks PP and i think im coming down with something. :( Im congested with a stuffy nose, feeling light headed and have diahrea. TMI sorry. Im breastfeeding so i was wondering what safe things i can take to help. Im already exhausted taking care of DS that has acid reflux, i dont want to loose more energy from being sick nor do i want to loose my supply or have it effect LO

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
Sep 23rd '12

Try to avoid decongestants like Benadryl and Claritin. This site is very helpful!

Cat Abbott 2 kids; British Columbia 1389 posts
Sep 23rd '12

Vitamin C, garlic, oil of oregano, colloidal silver, B vitamins (your body uses up your vitamin B when under stress)...
Hope you feel better soon!