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Alcohol and breastfeeding

When I attended the breastfeeding workshop at my hospital before giving birth, the question ‘can I drink alcohol while breastfeeding’? was put forth by someone and since then I’ve heard it asked many times by other girls. As someone who doesn’t drink often, I was surprised by this question but realised later how many women have the same question. So I thought I’d write about it. After 9 months of pregnancy and not drinking, many women look forward to having a glass of wine again. The question that arises is whether drinking alcohol is safe if you are breastfeeding. According…

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