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Is there any way to get my milk supply back after a night of drinking?

I made a huge mistake. Three days ago, after getting a sitter, my husband and I had some wine for our anniversary. I have not nursed since. However, I am not ready to stop breastfeeding. Is there any chance that I could eventually start again? If so, how long must I wait?

Ann Schuchardt | Other Provider

Ann Schuchardt

You are perfectly fine to start nursing again! As a good rule of thumb for the future-when you have a drink; if you are feeling the effects of the alcohol then it is still in your system. If you do not feel the effects then the alcohol is out of your system and you are safe to breastfeed.

I hope this helps! Let us know if you have any questions with getting your baby back to the breast. 

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