Our expert says:
If you are diabetic it is important to continue the Metformin, unless this is only there in pregnancy. I enclose an extract from a study on Metformin and breastfeeding.
'The concentrations of metformin in breast milk were generally low and the mean infant exposure to the drug was only 0.28% of the weight-normalized maternal dose. As this is well below the 10% level of concern for breastfeeding, and because the infants were healthy, we conclude that metformin use by breastfeeding mothers is safe. Nevertheless, each decision to breastfeed should be made after conducting a risk:benefit analysis for each mother and her infant.
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