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Drinking Alcohol and Breastfeeding

Is it okay to breastfeed your baby if you drink alcohol? Separate the facts from the myths about breastfeeding your baby.

Drinking Alcohol and Breastfeeding
Mothers who breastfeed are receiving conflicting advice about whether it's okay for them to consume alcohol without effecting their babies.

What Steps Do You Take to Avoid Alcohol While Breastfeeding?
The reasons to watch your drinking while breastfeeding are good ones. Still, if you have a drinking problem, it may be a bit more difficult to do so.

The Myths About Breatsfeeding and Alcohol
With all the conflicting views, it can be hard to sort out the facts from the myths, says About.com Baby Guide Jennifer White.

Should I Pump and Dump My Breastmilk?
The only reason you would need to pump your milk would be to relieve any discomfort you are experiencing from engorgement.

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much When Breastfeeding?
Is there a limit to how much alcohol you can drink if you are breastfeeding your baby?

More Breastfeeding Myths
Vincent Iannelli, M.D., About.com Guide to Pediatrics, exams a wide variety of myths related to breastfeeding your baby.

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