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can anyone tell me how much time after comsuming alcohol can you return to breastfeeding?

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haiden09mom

Asked by haiden09mom at 12:27 PM on Apr. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • If you have only 1 or 2 drinks, you should be fine to nurse. Any more then that, wait 2-3 hrs per drink before nursing again. Alcohol leaves you milk as it does your blood, so no need to pump and dump, it's just a waste of time and milk.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 12:40 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • kellymom.com is THE resource for breastfeeding...they have extensive info on alcohol and bf. good luck!
    savvybabygrace

    Answer by savvybabygrace at 12:45 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • The basic rule of thumb; Too drunk to drive too drunk to breastfeed. Ok to drive ok to breastfeed.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:23 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • 24 hours
    mamanpnk

    Answer by mamanpnk at 5:48 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

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