Iron Fortified Cereal in Breastfed Infants

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. Is it true that for breastfed infants iron fortified cereals will interfere in the absorption of iron from breastmilk? If it is true, will non-fortified iron cereals be okay (meaning is it the iron or the cereal interfering with absorption)? Thanks…

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Infant Cereal and Juice

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. I am on WIC and my baby is almost 6 months and though not quite ready for food yet will be soon. I am wondering if it would even be worth picking up the Iron Fortified Infant Cereal I am…

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Gastric Bypass

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. I am currently six months pregnant and already have a 2 yr. Old daughter. Before the birth of my first daughter I had Gastric Bypass Surgery and do not absorb vitamins very well. I am severely anemic. With my first…

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Colonoscopy Medications

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. I have to have a colonoscopy next week. I expect they’ll use Demerol or something like that for me. They mentioned me not nursing for the day of and day after my procedure. I’m worried about those two days even…

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