Is Amaranth compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Amaranth?


January 26, 2014 (Very Low Risk)

We are working on a comment for this product.


We do not have alternatives for Amaranth since it is relatively safe.

Very Low Risk

Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.

Very High Risk

Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.


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