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Can I Drink A Glass Of Wine While Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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