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is it ok to drink...

is it ok to drink a glass of red wine a night if your breast feeding?

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Kamarias_mommy

Asked by Kamarias_mommy at 9:21 AM on Nov. 12, 2008 in Health

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  • I would.
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 9:28 AM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • I've heard it's fine.
    msmikkle

    Answer by msmikkle at 9:31 AM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • I have heard it's fine as long as you don't breastfeed again for 4-5 hours or something like that. Give it time to empty out of your system.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:38 AM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • It takes two hours for one serving to pass your system completely (so that BM is not affected)...i would have a glass on occaision while i was BFing my DD, and she is fine.
    KEHMom

    Answer by KEHMom at 11:22 AM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • Yep, just drink it while you breastfeed or right after, so that you'll have a few hours to get it out of your system before you nurse again.
    BlueFrogMama

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 1:31 PM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • Yes, you can, just do it right after you feed or pump. Also, make sure it's one serving and not three (most wine glasses hold a lot more wine than is referred to as "a glass").
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 11:45 PM on Nov. 12, 2008

  • ok thank you everyone so much :]
    Kamarias_mommy

    Answer by Kamarias_mommy at 4:19 AM on Nov. 14, 2008

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