Some safe options for treating acne while breastfeeding include:
- Topical treatments such as salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, which are considered safe for use during breastfeeding.
- Cleaning the skin gently and keeping it moisturized.
- Eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated and getting enough sleep.
- Over-the-counter products such as creams, gels and lotions containing azelaic acid, which is considered safe during breastfeeding.
It's important to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new treatment while breastfeeding, they can provide personalized recommendations and ensure that any treatment used is safe for both the mother and baby.