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Is it safe to take ibuprofen if I am breastfeeding?

Although ibuprofen does pass into breast milk in small amounts, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that breastfeeding women can take it. However, talk to your doctor first to be sure this pain reliever is the best choice for you and your baby.

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