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x-ray whilst breastfeeding

(5 Posts)
Mammina Fri 14-Aug-09 08:03:03

does anyone know whether it is harmful? need to go for a head x-ray but am breastfeeding (3 week old)
thanks

Scotia Fri 14-Aug-09 08:13:43

I had to have an IVP (several kidney x-rays at intervals over a couple of hours) when my bf dd was 3 weeks old. It didn't cause any problems and it was never suggested that it could be dangerous for a bf mum to be x-rayed. I had to bf dd in between x-rays at one point.

CantSleepWontSleep Fri 14-Aug-09 08:14:47

It's fine .

Mammina Fri 14-Aug-09 09:39:24

thank you

CMOTdibbler Fri 14-Aug-09 11:11:54

Absolutely fine

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