Breastfeeding support 24/7. You can also join the forum, email a counsellor and search the website. The Australian Breastfeeding Association is the best resource for Australian mothers. The info is up to date, the counsellors empathetic and supportive.
If you want to, you absolutely CAN enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or (my personal favourite) a watermelon daiquiri, or indeed whatever it is that takes your fancy, as a breastfeeding mum. The key is to plan ahead. The amount of alcohol in your blood is the amount of alcohol in your milk. Alcohol gets into your breastmilk from your blood, moving freely from the blood to the breastmilk (and back out again). Alcohol will be in your breastmilk 30–60 minutes after you start drinking.
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Engorgement from the Australian Breastfeeding Association
Many physicians, midwives and lactation consultants still believe that yeasts (particularly Candida spp.) play an important role as an agent of nipple and breast pain despite the absolute absence of scientific proofs to establish such association. In this context, the objective of this study was to investigate the microorganisms involved in sore nipples and/or painful “shooting” breastfeeding by using a variety of microscopy techniques, as well as culture-dependent and–independent identi...