Breast-Feeding and IV Contrast for. CT Scan. You may get IV contrast (dye through a needle in your vein) before your CT scan. A CT scan is a special kind of. Breastfeeding after a. CT Scan with contrast dye. What is contrast dye? Contrast dye is used to make parts of the body easier to see in a CT Scan. It may be.
In the case of computed tomography (CT) scans, the contrast medium is an iodinated compound. Although iodine itself does enter into the milk, the iodine of . Breastfeeding mothers who require intravascular iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast for an imaging procedure may be advised to interrupt breastfeeding.
If the patient indicates that they are not breastfeeding, routine imaging proceeds. For all IV iodinated contrast and gadolinium, American College of Radiology. What other precautions can. I take? It is very unlikely you will experience any problems with breastfeeding after a contrast injection. Some breast feeding.