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Safety in Lactation: Parenteral iron

23 September 2020Maternal iron supplementation for iron deficiency anaemia presents no risk to the breastfed infant as maternal iron is transported very poorly into breast milk. Although…
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Lactation Safety Information

Yes
Oral iron preparation
Very limited published evidence of safety
Minimal absorption of the iron complex from the infant’s GI tract
Theoretical risk of hypersensitivity reactions
22 June 2017