Can mothers drink alcohol while breastfeeding their babies?
As festive party season kicks off, nursing mums may be feeling a bit left out. While everyone else tops up the vin rouge, they're often left to sip on a mocktail. The long-standing advice is that women shouldn't consume alcohol while they are breastfeeding due to concerns that traces of alcohol will be passed on to the feeding infant.
- Published on Nov 21 2017