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1Is Minoxidil Safe While Pregnant?
Patients can continue with topical minoxidil right up until they get pregnant; however, they should stop when they get pregnant because there are isolated reports of birth defects. Patients can be reassured that the hair will thicken during the course of their pregnancy.
2Can Hair Products Affect Breastfeeding?
3Can I Use Hair Spray While Breastfeeding?
There is no evidence that hair care products (dyes, permanents, or hair relaxers) used by a nursing mom have any effect on her breastfeeding baby.
4Does Minoxidil Cause Birth Defects?
Two infants exposed to oral minoxidil in utero experienced hypertrichosis (a known adverse effect), with the causal relationship to multiple congenital malformations in one and heart defects in the other infant being unclear.
5What Products To Avoid During Breastfeeding?
Fish high in mercury.
Some herbal supplements.
Highly processed foods.
6Can Shampoo Affect Breastfeeding?
As far as hair products, including shampoos, dyes, etc., there is no evidence based research in the medical literature showing that these products are not safe and compatible with breastfeeding.9/06/2020
7How Can I Take Care Of My Hair While Breastfeeding?
As far as hair products, including shampoos, dyes, etc., there is no evidence based research in the medical literature showing that these products are not safe and compatible with breastfeeding.