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Breast feeding, want to consume beer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Pl proceed with your query
User :   I just have a question...i breastfeed my month old son, and was wanting to have a few beers with by long do i wait to breastfeed again if i drink 3-4 beers this weekend
Doctor :   You dont have to wait to breast feed
User :   Really? thats safe...everone tells me 24 hours

Doctor :   Yes it would be ideal to wait for 24 hours
Doctor :   as it takes 6 to 8 hours to clear from the breast stream
User :   okay...thanks
User :   so im safe after 9 hours then

Doctor :   Okay
Doctor :   Yeah though alcohol takne by mother does not affect the baby largely
User :   ok thank u
Doctor :   Moderate the alcohol
Doctor :   intake
Doctor :   that is the key
User :   yes
Doctor :   no more than two drinks per day.
Doctor :   Bye

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