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Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Should I Pump and Dump?

Alcohol and breastfeeding is a confusing topic. Can you drink at all? How much is too much? Here's the bottom line, and the facts may surprise you.

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5 times you were told to pump and dump when you (probably) didn't need to. #breastfeeding #pumping #pumpanddump --Mainstay Doulas & Co.--

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Alcohol Guidelines: Breastfeed and then have a glass of alcohol. Wait a minimum of 2 hours per alcoholic beverage before offering you milk to your baby. You don't have to "pump and dump." Instead, get rid of alcohol by drinking lots of water and urinating it out of your system.

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Don't pump and dump! Could also implement for sour milk, or milk that's been out too long!!!

Breastfeeding Might Factor In Social Development

"expired" milk? "drunk" milk? no breastmilk is bad milk, and your NEVER have to pump and dump! here's one good alternative use to feeding your child.

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Pump and Dump?: Drinking and Breastfeeding over the Holidays.

To drink or not to drink while breastfeeding? Pumping and dumping may not be the only answer.

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Why and How to Make a Breast Milk Bath

Don't pump and dump! Make a breast milk bath. A breast milk bath is helpful with moisturizing dry skin, healing diaper rash and soothing red, irritated skin

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Pumping and Dumping Is Pointless. Drinking While Breast-Feeding Is Fine.

The holidays are all about extended family, which means, by necessity, they’re also all about alcohol. But what if you’re a nursing mom? On the one hand, you’ve probably been told by your friends to start drinking Guinness, based on the popular notion that dark beer can boost milk supply....

There is a lot of conflicting info out there on alcohol and breastfeeding. We've got the facts on pumping and dumping!