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Posted by: Odie | 2005/07/05

Anaesthetic while breast-feeding

Hi

Can one have anaesthetic while breastfeeding? What effect will it have on the baby?

Thank you.

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You can have an anaesthetic if necessary. You will probably not be able to feed the baby for 24 hours anyway if you are having surgery.

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