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Can the amount of dr.pepper I drink while breastfeeding make my baby EXTREMELY fussy????

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:42 AM on Jul. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Hmmm... I know caffeine can get into breastmilk. You could always stop drinking it or cut down and see if the baby calms down.

    momjoy1027

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 11:44 AM on Jul. 16, 2010


  • Dr. Pepper does contain caffeine. So, yes, it can affect your baby.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 11:44 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • yes, caffeine can effect baby's mood.
    I don't recommend just stopping drinking it, because if you have drank it for a long time and have quite a few per day, you're probably addicted to the caffeine without even realizing it and will get headaches if stopping.
    Cut back though, see if that helps. If you notice a difference, you can slowly wean yourself off the caffeine.
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 11:50 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Yes. Too much caffeine can have a very negative effect on your baby. I wouldn't stop all caffeine cold-turkey, but do try to cut back to no more than one or two caffeinated drinks per day.
    TweenAndTwinMom

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 12:04 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • It would make sense.. !! I would do a super bland diet and see if that helps..
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 11:45 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Any caffiene while breastfeeding can make a baby fussy since the caffiene transfers thru milk.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:47 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I agree with PP
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 11:48 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • i would certainly think so....not supposed to drink it during pregnancy so i wouldn't think it would be a good idea while bfing either.
    FXmomTo3

    Answer by FXmomTo3 at 11:54 AM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I drink coffee in the morning and I haven't seen any ill effects on my baby. I guess it just depends on your baby. Maybe your baby is teething?
    Dodie702

    Answer by Dodie702 at 12:53 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

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