Is it Dangerous for a Breastfeeding Woman to Use Minoxidil?
Nothing proves that Minoxidil might cause any trouble to the baby feeding from his mother’s milk. However, it was demonstrated that Minoxidil ends up in the mother’s milk. As a precaution, some doctors advise against the use of Minoxidil while breastfeeding, and others authorize it. If you are in favour of the zero risk, you will not recommend it during this period. Nonetheless, the postpartum period is a time where hair loss is very likely again because hair is not protected by the pregnancy hormones anymore; so Minoxidil is often very useful at this time.
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