How to choose a ointment
The most harmless analgesic ointments for breastfeeding women are such proven tools as "Nurofen gel", "Menovazin" or "Finish". They are recommended for prolonged painful sensations in the quality of first aid. Excellent for this purpose and suitable gel, "Ibuprofen", but in lactation it should be used with caution and in small quantities. Of ointments with herbal composition, it is possible to give preference to "Astrolite" and "Malavita"
Massage creams that can be bought in cosmetic stores, should consist of natural ingredients and have all necessary certificates.
Well established for pain and ointments such as "Traumeel", "symptoms" and "Biopin". For those who still do not trust medicines, there is a more complicated, but completely safe way to ease the pain. For its implementation need cut into small pieces capsicum plaster and stick them on both sides along the spine, leaving between them a distance of 2 cm. The patch should be left on for several days, during which it warms up the sore spots and will not leave a burn on the skin. Complement the treatment of can ordinary bandage belt or a warm woolen scarf.
How to use ointment while breastfeeding
Before using pain ointments, lactating women should check for possible allergic reactions, spread the product on the crook of the elbow. If after twenty four hours on the treated part of the skin is redness, irritation or itching, ointment can be safely used. However, before using any anaesthetic ointments it is advisable to consult with your doctor.
To strengthen the effect of the ointment using the applicator Kuznetsova or amplipuls therapy, which are physiotherapeutic procedures.
Apply anesthetic ointment is only necessary after warming in palms, after which it is imposed along the spine and across the lumbar careful massage movements. Then ointment need to leave it for a while to soak in and give the maximum analgesic and therapeutic effect. After applying the medicinal gel you need an hour and a half to lie in complete rest. It is best to use analgesic ointments before bedtime to let the body rest and recover.
Advice 2: What painkillers can be taken during lactation
Nursing women should avoid taking any medicines, as the chemicals can adversely affect the body of an infant. However, there may be a situation when without pain is impossible (for example, exacerbation of chronic diseases, postpartum complications). In this case, it is necessary to consider certain recommendations.
Which painkillers are permitted to take lactation
There is a small list of painkillers that are allowed to take during breastfeeding. This group includes non-narcotic and narcotic analgesics. Narcotic analgesics ("Tramal", "Naloxone", "Promedol") in small quantities penetrate into breast milk and may cause unwanted reactions. Let's say a single dose of such funds. Narcotic analgesics ("Baralgin", "Analgin", "Kaffetin", "Lidocaine", "Ultrakain" and "Paracetamol") is also used once. With prolonged use, they have a toxic action on the kidneys, blood, liver, Central nervous system.
With the urgent need to take drugs non-steroidal group ("Ketoprofen", "Ibuprofen" and "Naproxen"), which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.
For the relief of pain in muscle tissues can use pain ointment "Diclofenac", "symptoms", "Voltaren". Because they are applied topically, the probability in breast milk active ingredients is minimized. Most harmful for the child is fever "Aspirin", "Citramon" painkillers "Tempalgin" and "Sedalgin". They have a negative effect on the kidneys, liver, blood and can provoke a severe allergic reaction. To choose a suitable pain medication to help the doctor.
How to take painkillers
When choosing an anesthetic drug during lactation will appreciate its toxicity and possible adverse effects on the body of an infant. It is desirable to give preference to drugs that are the hardest to penetrate into the milk. Most of them still gets breast milk, so take them with caution: no excessive dose, and solely on the testimony.
Constantly observe the state of the baby. If allowed the drug has on the baby is a negative effect, taking it is contraindicated.
If taken painkillers and breastfeeding the medicine should drink so that the feeding time did not coincide with the greatest concentrations in the blood. The child can be fed three to four hours after taking the pill. At high risk of negative effects on the child's body, it is recommended to pause for a while feeding the baby's chest. To maintain lactation, continue to do active pumping milk. At the end of the medication breast-feeding resumed normally.