Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Can my baby contract rabies from my breastmmilk?

I was scratched by a cat and don't know if it was Rabid. (Was friendly just trying to swipe food from me) I started my vaccine today but have breastfed my daughter since then and want to make sure it couldn't have gotten into my milk.

Can I continue to breastfeed through the vaccine
2 Responses
973741 tn?1342342773
Yes, literature says that you can.  That vaccine is safe when breastfeeding.  good luck
Avatar universal
Hi ! it is nice to hear that you are doing breastfeeding to your daughter .Breastfeeding can provide more nutrients  and vitamins to make your baby more healthier.In your case I think You can continue breastfeeding because you are already take the vaccine so there would be no risk of transmission.

You are reading content posted in the Breastfeeding Community

Top Babies Answerers
287071 tn?1365192513
St. Paul, MN
Learn About Top Answerers
Popular Resources
Approaching your due date? Look for these signs of labor.
Fearing autism, many parents aren't vaccinating their kids. Can doctors reverse this dangerous trend?
Learn which over-the-counter medicines are safe for you and your baby
Your guide to safely exercising throughout your 40 weeks.
What to expect in your growing baby
Learn which foods aren't safe to eat when you're eating for two.