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will having a drink and a half get into breastmilk and make my baby sleep longer?


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Asked by saraisbuffy at 1:29 PM on Jul. 19, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I'm not sure how to take this question.
    Either you already drank and the baby was on the breast and now sleeping longer then usual and your worried - OR your thinking of drinking so the baby can get some and sleep alittle longer, which is 100% wrong!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • if you mean caffiene, no. if you mean alcohol, hell no. its just how your baby is... its his/her temperment and only sleep habits can change that. please dont risk hurting him by transferring anything but health and nutrition through your body to him.

    Answer by briyeti at 1:44 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • well i dont know about that. but i heard that if you drink for example alcohol drinks, just dont give your baby breast milk for ...maybe 2 days or so. and maybe pump out the breast milk in those two days n throw out.

    Answer by mommy_marisol at 4:13 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • It may make the baby sleep longer but this is not something you should do to MAKE a baby sleep longer. Alcohol is a poison and will damage the baby's developing brain. Which is more important - your nightcap and a few extra hours of uninterrupted sleep OR your baby's brain which is so easily damaged for life?

    Answer by kaycee14 at 4:37 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • lolz, it will go into ur breastmilk, but im not sure if it will make them sleep longer, i drank a glass of wine when i was breastfeeding but one night she didnt sleep well and then another night she slept perfectly!!!!

    Answer by Ms.Beth1214 at 6:02 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • It will go into the breastmilk. When I was breastfeeding and I was drying up the doc said that having ONE eight oz beer would help...But if your wanting your baby to sleep longer b/c you want to...Ask someone to babysit or something.

    Answer by cadences_mom20 at 6:13 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • Not good for baby. If you want to drink, pump after.

    Answer by TXdanielly at 7:56 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

  • If your breastfeeding, whatever you eat and drink your baby eats/drinks as well. It is probably not a good idea to have more than one drink as you dont want to sedate your baby. If you do have a drink (or more) pump and dump afterwords. Also if you need extra rest, dont try to make your baby sleep longer to get it, thats dangerous. Call a "grandma" or get a sitter. Good Luck

    Answer by ajjc775 at 9:15 AM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • Never drink alcohol and breast feed. Everything you ingest go through your milk everything.

    Answer by rosetoes at 2:50 PM on Jul. 21, 2008

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