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#1 of 3 Old 12-28-2010, 08:34 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I used to take Bilberry before becoming pregnant, when I pretty much gave up all the supplements I was taking except preg-related ones.  Now that I've been off everything for almost 3 yrs and still BF, my vision is soooo going to the dogs!  It is very likely just age-related, though I know it could be a bit preg-related too.

 

Anyway I'd like to start taking Bilberry again to see if it helps my vision, anyone know if it's ok to take while still BF?

 

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According to the Nursing Mother's Herbal (Shelia Humphrey, BSc, RN, IBCLC; 2003), bilberry fruit is a safety rating "A", which means no contraindications have been IDed & it's generally considered safe when used appropriately.  The leaves are a "C" due to insufficient data.

 

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You rock, thanks very much for this info!

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