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How Long Should I Wait To Breastfeed After Smoking A Cigarette
Limited data: The effectsof breast feeding by marijuana users is not conclusive. Small amounts of metabolites are excreted available to the baby. Since marijuana metabolites are stored in fat, the duration of the availability in the breast milk is relatively unknown. If you were prescribed marijuana, the prescribing physician may have better answers for you. Otherwise, it's likely not worth the risk to smoke ...Read more
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
Forever!: Really! cone on, thc has mind altering effects and do you really want to impose this on your child. Please no! by the way thc stays in your hair root for months thereafter. ...Read more
How long would I have to wait to breastfeed again after smoking THC may i please have an a specific answer either days or months ?
THC and breast milk: It's very hard to answer you specifically, because thc is stored in your body fat. The breast and breast milk are highly made of fat, so your baby will receive thc through you. The length of time thc remains detectible in your system depends on how frequently you use this substance -- the longest being 90 days or 3 months. I don't know any physicians who recommend exposing an infant to this. ...Read more
Don't smoke at all: The nicotine you crave will readily pass through the bm as it forms & on to baby when fed .The half life of nicotine in baby can exceed 18 hours, meaning it will build up & effect babies brain causing irritability & may interfere with growth. Even if bottle fed the smell on your hair will increase babies crib death risk, double or triple respiratory illnesses. You have a choice, baby needs one too. ...Read more
Smoking cigarettes while breastfeeding ? Breastfeeding once per day. Because i want to quit breastfeeding I have to work.
11 weeks post pardom and breastfeeding and bottle feeding. Smoking 3 cigarettes a day. How much damage am I doing :(
Good and bad: The breast milk is doing your baby so much good! She is getting antibodies to protect from infection and special fatty acids that help her brain grow! BUT, your question I believe refers to the damage from cigarette smoke. You are doing lots of damage to yourself AND your baby ( whether your breastfeed or not) by continuing to smoke. You know cutting back then quitting is the right thing to do ...Read more
My friend told me that her boyfriend tells her it is ok to smoke meth and breastfeed their baby. How long after smoking meth will it stay in your breast milk?
I hadn't smoke in 10 months, I have a 2 week old and I smoked 2 cigarettes and I breastfeed what impact will it have on my baby?
If my boyfriend were to stop smoking cigarettes, weed, cigars, anything like that, how long would we have to wait to start trying to conceive?
3 to 6 months: Marijuana and its' active chemical THC hangs around in the body and can be tested for via the human hair for past use. THC has been known to cause genetic changes in any pregnancy. The REAL question should be is this "gentleman" potentially good father material given his propensity for unhealthy behaviors. ...Read more
Time for a choise: Either quit & raise the baby or drop it off at a "safe" location & let it go into foster care. There is no way to avoid dosing baby with your meth.Breast milk is made continuously & remains tainted by any use.Get help/clean up and you could raise baby but as a user you have chosen a path that won't work with being a mother.I'm sure you have mixed feelings,but users use & parents don't ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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