Vaccinations during breast feeding

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Is it safe to have vaccinations if you are breastfeeding?

Most vaccinations are safe to have during breastfeeding. When you visit your doctor for a vaccination please inform them that you are breastfeeding and they can discuss any issues specific to the particular vaccine.

I will be travelling overseas with my baby; will my baby also need to be immunised?

It is important to ensure that your baby has had all routine immunisations and that you discuss what additional vaccinations may be required for your baby, depending on the countries you will be travelling to.