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Mommy Monday: New Breastfeeding Research


Most new moms worry if they take medications while breastfeeding it goes straight to the baby.

A new report finds that's not necessarily true.

The American Academy of Pediatrics said most drugs that moms take pose little cause for concern.

Researchers looked at past research on pain meds, herbal supplements, and other drugs and found most only show up in low levels in breast milk.

That study also includes vaccines -- something researchers said is safe for babies and very important for pregnant women and new moms.

Now some drugs you need to avoid, so always tell your doctor what you're taking

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