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Can I have one glass of wine while breastfeeding?

Can I have one glass of wine while breastfeeding?

Yes: This will mostly be metabolized by your liver and little if any will appear in the breast milk. So go for it. (i recommend a 2008 oregon pinot noir). ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Can I have a glass of wine while breastfeeding and do I have to wait to feed my baby?

Can I have a glass of wine while breastfeeding and do I have to wait to feed my baby?

Hard to comment: There are arguments back and forth about the safety of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding there are some basic facts. Alcohol will pass through the breast milk and it lingers in the milk after it is made.Alcohol converts to byproducts that are toxic to the developing brain.There is no level of alcohol exposure that is considered safe to a developing infant. ...Read more

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Can I have a glass of wine while breastfeeding? Baby is 3 months do I need to pump and dump if so how long after should I pump?

Can I have a glass of wine while breastfeeding? Baby is 3 months do I need to pump and dump if so how long after should I pump?

Probably ok: Everything you eat or drink can travel into your breast milk, so the term"Everything in moderation". A glass of wine should not have any ill affects, but the urge to drink more could have an effect on your baby and cause symptoms such as sleepiness, irritablity, and low blood sugar. if you elect to try some wine ,then not on an empty stomach as it will be more rapidly absorbed with higher levels ...Read more

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There's mixed answers about drinking wine while breastfeeding. Would a glass of red wine 14% be ok 2oz if I drink at night while baby is sleep?

There's mixed answers about drinking wine while breastfeeding. Would a glass of red wine 14% be ok 2oz if I drink at night while baby is sleep?

Life is confusing: The effect of high dose exposure is well known and worrisome.Data on the low level exposure of infants to alcohol is difficult to come by because of problems with study design and population variables. We know th brain of a baby is changing rapidly in the first years.We also know alcohol breaks down to formaldehyde at the cellular level, which harms cells. I can never recommend avoidable exposure ...Read more

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Can I drink a glass of wine 8 hrs after taking fluconazole?

Can I drink a glass of wine 8 hrs after taking fluconazole?

Yes, you can: There are no drug interactions between alcohol and Fluconazole. Moderation is the key. If concerned, it is always good asking prescribing physician. Cheers. ...Read more

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Can I drink a glass of wine while taking femara (letrozole)?

Can I drink a glass of wine while taking femara (letrozole)?

Yes: Heavy alcohol consumption combined with Femara (letrozole) may be bad for your liver, but one glass of wine on occasion should have no serious effect. ...Read more

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Can I drink a glass of wine 6 hours after I took flagel?

Can  I drink a glass of wine 6 hours after  I took flagel?

Flagyl and Alcohol: Yes, but you may pay a price..Meaning you may get very ill and not feel very well. When one is on Metronidazole (known as flagy) one can get very ill if you also ingest any alcohol while taking this medication. This may be a good time to avoid alcohol for a week or so. Your stomach will appreciate it. ...Read more

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Took .5mg ativan (lorazepam) 6 hours ago for bad anxiety attack can I drink a glass of wine ?

Took .5mg ativan (lorazepam) 6 hours ago for bad anxiety attack can I drink a glass of wine ?

Risky: There are no serious professionals who will sanction it. The potential for danger is significantly increased. Both depress central nervous system functions and that's bad. Here's what they say: http://anxiety.emedtv.com/ativan/alcohol-and-ativan.html Your intention of 1 glass might slip into more and passing out can go further into places you don't want to go. Your delicate gut might not be happy. ...Read more

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