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#1 of 2 Old 01-04-2009, 10:11 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I was wondering if anyone knew if there were any worries about receiving rhogam while bf'ing? I am bf'ing my 16 mo son and just miscarried at 10 weeks (baby died at 6 weeks). They gave me rhogam at the ER and I did read the insert and it said mercury (thimerosal) free. I am relieved about that, but just wondered if there was any other reason that it would be bad for my toddler?

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No ... by 16 months, the toddler's digestive system will treat antibodies in breast milk like any other protein and just digest them.
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