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Glass of wine and breastfeeding okay?

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niko1o4

Asked by niko1o4 at 10:39 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yup. I am Italian and German and was raised that way lol. I had a glass of wine when I breastfed and of course it was only a little but I also pumped before hand too.
    jujubean1979200

    Answer by jujubean1979200 at 10:41 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Thank you ; )
    niko1o4

    Comment by niko1o4 (original poster) at 10:43 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • no problem
    jujubean1979200

    Answer by jujubean1979200 at 10:45 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • It is supposed to be ok but I was not comfortable with it for my son. I had a margarita once and I pumped and dumped because it was green. I wouldn't look down on someone if it's just one glass, it's been done many times before. It's your choice.
    mrs.coop

    Answer by mrs.coop at 10:53 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I have always heard it is fine but if you are worried you can buy strips to test the breast milk.. although thats only if you are pumping.
    VBM7287

    Answer by VBM7287 at 12:18 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I had one glass of wine once in a while when I was pregnant and did the same when I was breast feeding... Our son is just fine lol. But the best advice I can give is if you comfortable with it, and can limit your self to only one glass then okay. If you can't limit yourself or you're not completely comfortable with it then don't... If you're not comfortable, then you'll feel guilty about it later.
    molly_beth13

    Answer by molly_beth13 at 1:47 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • for each drink you wait an hour..I love my wine!! So I will wait until I know I have a couple hours to spare before my lil man nurses..actually you dont have to pump and dump.you just havento wait until its out of your system.
    socalikim

    Answer by socalikim at 2:43 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • should be fine
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:43 AM on Apr. 13, 2011

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