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Old 09-14-2011, 10:58 AM   #15
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Re: Best beer for lactation?

Originally Posted by MamaBearSquared View Post
How long should you wait after drinking one? Also, my nursling is only 2weeks old. Too soon?
This is controversial. It metabolizes out of your milk at the same rate as your blood. It takes a small baby 2x as long to metabolize it as an older baby, but very little is supposed to cross over.

I've never done it until after dc was on a predictable nursing schedule with at least 3 hours in between sessions. I have 1 drink (beer or wine) right after they nurse before bed for the night. I'm too scared to do it otherwise, but I know other women have done it differently/sooner and been fine.
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