Is TrimSpa Safe During Breastfeeding?
At this time, it is not known if TrimSpa®
supplements are safe for use during breastfeeding. Most TrimSpa weight-loss products contain a variety of different active ingredients, including various stimulants (such as caffeine or guarana
), which could possibly cause problems in a breastfed infant.
TrimSpa and Breastfeeding: What Does the Research Say?
For almost all of the active ingredients in TrimSpa products, no research has been done to see if they pass through breast milk or if they would cause any problems in a breastfed infant. However, it is reasonable to assume that the stimulants in TrimSpa could cause problems, such as poor sleeping, irritability, and a decreased appetite in a breastfed infant.
It is important to remember that breastfeeding is typically a time of increased caloric intake and nutritional need for most women, not a time to be dieting. It is important to eat a well-balanced diet while breastfeeding.
Talking With Your Healthcare Provider About TrimSpa and Breastfeeding
You should talk with your healthcare provider about TrimSpa and breastfeeding. Each woman's situation is different, and you and your healthcare provider understand your situation best. After considering what you want and expect, as well as your current health situation, you and your healthcare provider can make a shared decision about TrimSpa and breastfeeding in your particular situation.