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Is it ok to have caffeine if I am breastfeeding?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

A breastfeeding mom (with no past caffeine problems) may enjoy some caffeinated drinks after her baby is 2-3 months.
During the first 2-3 months, a mom may be napping between baby feedings, so should avoid caffeine. Also, new babies may be more sensitive to the small amount of caffeine in breastmilk, compared to babies over 3 months. A mom can have her caffeine after breastfeeding, to be safest.

In brief: Yes

A breastfeeding mom (with no past caffeine problems) may enjoy some caffeinated drinks after her baby is 2-3 months.
During the first 2-3 months, a mom may be napping between baby feedings, so should avoid caffeine. Also, new babies may be more sensitive to the small amount of caffeine in breastmilk, compared to babies over 3 months. A mom can have her caffeine after breastfeeding, to be safest.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Just know that it may affect your baby.
Observe your baby and see if there are differences in sleep and fussiness with differences in amounts of caffeine you drink. Some babies seem to be very sensitive, others not so much.

In brief: Yes

Just know that it may affect your baby.
Observe your baby and see if there are differences in sleep and fussiness with differences in amounts of caffeine you drink. Some babies seem to be very sensitive, others not so much.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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