When can I breastfeed after taking benadryl?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered compatible with breastfeeding by many healthcare professionals. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is an antihistamine that can relieve allergy symptoms. It is usually safe to take occasionally, but larger doses can cause side effects in a breastfed child and decrease milk supply. It is recommended to avoid first generation antihistamines like Benadryl and instead … Read more