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Is Drinking Wine While Breastfeeding Safe?

A pregnant mother who has religiously stayed away from alcohol may now be wondering about how lax the restrictions are while she is breastfeeding. Now that she has no more developing baby getting his or her nutrients directly from her, is drinking wine while breastfeeding safe? The short answer: yes, with conditions. The alcohol the […]

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The Facts on What Not to Eat While Breastfeeding

A pregnant mother suffers from two things: diets and cravings. Pregnant women are faced with possibly the most rigorous dieting they have ever attempted. This time, something (or rather, someone) is clearly at stake: for a healthy baby, dieting is of paramount importance. Unfortunately, the end of pregnancy is not a green light to abandon your […]

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Does Drinking Coffee While Breastfeeding Mix?

Caffeine plays a special role in daily life. It is a pick-me-up in the mornings when you need the energy, a good way to relax on a date, a comfort food on a hard day. It gives the needed boost and wakefulness for nighttime activities, and works just as well the next day. In other […]

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Can You Get a Tattoo While Breastfeeding?

In Australia, a Federal Circuit Court Judge passed an injunction that legally banned a mother from breastfeeding her 11-month baby because she had 2 tattoos placed while breastfeeding. The mother tested negative for HIV/AIDS in the bloodstream, but the judge stated the mother had put her baby at risk of getting blood-borne diseases. In his […]

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Do Xanax and Breastfeeding Mix?

When women become pregnant their doctors automatically advise a diet rich in nutrients, vitamins, and minerals to help the baby’s development as much as possible. On the other hand, some are confused about which artificial drugs or medicines they can prescribe for mothers. Since the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) does not allow drug companies […]

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Can You Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?

Contents1 Can You Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?2 The Dangers of Eating Sushi While Breastfeeding3 The Debate: Can You Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding?4 Who to Consult on Eating Sushi While Breastfeeding4.1 Obstetrician-Gynecologists4.2 Lactation Consultants4.3 Nutritionists Can You Eat Sushi While Breastfeeding? The answer is yes. However, breastfeeding mothers should pay attention to the preparation of the […]

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Is Smoking Weed While Breastfeeding Safe?

Marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states has restarted the debate on the benefits and ill effects of “weed.” Currently, medical studies show that the cannabis weed–where marijuana is drawn from–can be used as a painkiller, to manage epilepsy, and even to calm PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) patients. At the same time, it is also known […]

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