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Old 12-17-2010, 10:21 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I went tanning in a bed about an hour ago, and totally forgot to wash off my breasts before feeding my 2 month old! She is acting fine, but I am freaking out! Does anyone have experience with this? Should I ride it out or go to the ER? It's "Smoke" brand indoor tanning lotion. Please help! Thanks! 

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I don't think I'd worry about it, unless she shows some sign that it disagrees with her.


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you went tanning?...


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I'm in the camp that wouldn't worry about it unless/until you have something to worry about.
 

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Let's stick to the breastfeeding issues please. smile.gif


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I think she will be okay.  I don't think they will do anything at the ER.  I would imagine she would throw up or something if it bothered her.. the amount was probably very small.  Can you avoid the breast area next time?


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I don't think they will do anything at the ER. 



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Probably fine.  IIRC there's not much in tanning lotion that isn't in regular moisturizer.  Plus it's not like she ate a packet of it.  Most of it probably rubbed off on you clothes.

 

I went tanning when my dd was a few months old because dr thought we had thrush that wasn't responding to treatment.  I figured if nothing else, the UV rays would kill it. 


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