Can I drink DOM while breastfeeding?

After nine months of giving up many foods, drinks and activities, new mothers often want to get back into their normal swing of things. However, if you’re breastfeeding, there might still be certain things you can’t do. The question of whether it’s okay to drink alcohol DOM while breastfeeding. Experts from Thomson Medical Centre answer.

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Q: Can I drink alcohol or DOM if I am breastfeeding?

You may do so but in moderation, about 10ml to 15 ml if consumed directly.
Greater amount may be used in cooking but you are encouraged to boil the soup longer to ensure that the alcohol evaporates.

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