St. John's Wort in pregnancy and lact...

St. John's Wort in pregnancy and lactation

There are 2 comments on the Blogging Baby story from Aug 19, 2006, titled St. John's Wort in pregnancy and lactation. In it, Blogging Baby reports that:

St. John's wort is one of the five best-selling herbs in the United States. It is used by many to treat the symptoms of depression, and many prefer it to prescription medications.

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Humble, TX

#1 Sep 2, 2006
I probably would not use that herb in pregnancy or lactation. Nothing wrong with the herb. However, there are ahost of compounds in the plant responsible for its effects. It seems risky to expose the unborn or infant. I would probably opt for SAM-e and pure chocolate instead. Both being foods women in pregnancy and lactation commonly use with no ill effects to the child. St. John's wort is still good though.
#2 Sep 24, 2013
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