FDA strongly advises against the use of cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and marijuana in any form during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Cannabis and Cannabis-derived products have become increasingly available in recent years, with new and different types of products appearing all the time.
Is it OK to take CBD while breastfeeding?
Any of the CBD you take while breastfeeding can make its way into breast milk, and therefore your baby. There are no clear indications that CBD is unsafe for babies — especially compared to some of the other cannabinoids like THC, which have been proven to be unsafe for newborns and young children.
How long after CBD oil Can I breastfeed?
In fact, other research published in the journal Pediatrics found that low levels of THC may be found in breast milk for up to six days after smoking cannabis or eating an edible.
Can CBD reduce milk supply?
Although cannabis can affect serum prolactin variably, it appears not to adversely affect the duration of lactation. However, maternal perception that their use of cannabis is harmful to their infants are likely to discontinue breastfeeding earlier than mothers who do not believe it is harmful.
Is CBD safe for postpartum?
The long-term effects of CBD are unknown yet, especially for nursing moms and pregnant women. The best thing to do is to consult your physician before taking CBD oil or CBD products while breastfeeding your baby. Or even if you are pregnant and expecting.
What can I take for anxiety while breastfeeding?
If you and your doctor decide that prescribed medication is the best route for you, there are several options which you can take and continue breastfeeding. They include, in no particular order: SSRI antidepressants e.g. sertraline, citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine all have anti- anxiety activity.
Can I drink wine while breastfeeding?
Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours after a single drink before nursing.
Does CBD show up on a drug test?
CBD will not show up in a drug test because drug tests are not screening for it. CBD products may well contain THC, however, so you can fail a drug test after taking CBD products.