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When Can I Breast Feed After Drinking Alcohol
Breast Feeding: It is better to not drink at all while you are breast feeding. If you do decide to use alcohol, it depends on the amount your drink, and when you stop. Small amounts can be out of your system in hours. Larger amounts will take 6 or more hours. Negligible alcohol becomes part of the breast milk, so pumping and discarding is not recommended (american academy of pediatrics). ...Read more
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Don't drinl it: Drink slowly and don't drink the whole bottle. ...Read more
How soon can I breastfeed after drinking 2 glasses of wine? I haven't pumped and dumped anything?? Should I?
4 hours: The general rule cited by reference books is 2 hours per drink. see Hale,Medications and Mothers Milk,15ed,2012. ...Read more
I m exclusively breastfeeding 3 months old.took gassy drink.in how many hours after consumption does gas leave breastmilk?
Depends: Don't drink alcohol until your wound has healed and you are fully off of narcotics and muscle relaxants. These meds are not to be taken with alcohol. And as always....Moderation is the key. One glass of wine after a month may be okay but several drinks is usually not a good idea. Speak to your md for detailed info regarding your specific case. ...Read more
I used to vomit after eating or drinking with a milk or even with soda, hard to burp after drinking cause me to vomit?
Mild to mod alcohol?: At 18, I hope you are not consuming excessive alcohol which is considered more than 2 drinks per day. Patients who consume this much are at a higher risk of numerous complications. If drinking small amounts, refrain from alcohol for 48 hours and certainly no binge drinking prior to that ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow Guidelines: Un-used breast milk can be stored at room temp (66-72 deg. F) for up to 10 hrs; in refrigerator (32-39 F) for up to 8 days; in freezer for up to 4 months. Following a feeding, discard any left-over breast milk after 2 hours due to risk of bacterial contamination. More info can be found at: http://www.llli.org/docs/0_babupdate/07babupdatemilkstorage.pdf ...Read more
Alcohol;augmentation: Alcohol consumption after any surgical procedure is dependent on the type of procedure, antibiotic use ; pain medication use. For breast augmentation some patients will also use a muscle relaxant for a few days. Majority of my breast augmentation patients are allowed to imbibe alcohol in moderation usually after the first week or so of surgery. Talk to your plastic surgeon for specific advice. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hard to say: Since milk is made continuously and the byproducts of drinking and smoking enter the milk, it is hard to be clear of any effort that would protect baby.Pumping and dumping for 4-6 hours after a night of drinking would likely clear the milk to a degree. The residual smoke you cannot smell remains in your hair and on your clothing. Baby will inhale ; be exposed regardless as long as you smoke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: This could be many different things. Contact your primary care physician and discuss this. ...Read more
When i drink alcohol i either wake up w/ a racing heart or have one before bed? sometimes happens after drinking 2 beers and sometimes not at all.why?
See below: Yes you can, and there is no problem with the baby. ...Read more
I had a couple alcoholic drinks last night, when will it be safe for me to resume breast feeding my baby? Baby is 8 weeks
3-4 hours: Consider how long it takes for a "buzz" to wear off. Your body is diluting the blood and causing you to diurese or rid your body of alcohol through urination. Within about 3-4 hours the majority of the ethanol is out of your system. It would be safe to breastfeed then. You may also "pump and dump" if you want to be extra cautious. ...Read more
What can I do to drink socially while breastfeeding? I used to drink a glass of beer/wine 2x a week before pregnancy but haven't in 10 months.
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
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