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Is Breastfeeding Safe After Hair-coloring?

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Posted on Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Question: Is it safe to color hair with hair color while breastfeeding?

I have a baby of 7 weeks old. I was previously using l'oreal hair color to color my grey hairs. Is it safe to use it?
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Answered by Dr. Kampana (36 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes you can.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes you can color your hair as there is very little amounts of chemicals that enter your bloodstream and almost no chemical will be secreted through breastmilk.

I hope this answered your query.

With regards,
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Is Breastfeeding Safe After Hair-coloring?

Brief Answer: Yes you can. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Yes you can color your hair as there is very little amounts of chemicals that enter your bloodstream and almost no chemical will be secreted through breastmilk. I hope this answered your query. With regards,