Breastfeeding mothers often receive conflicting advice about whether alcohol consumption can have an effect on their baby. While women are often warned not.
Ultimately, just as in pregnancy, there is no known safe level of alcohol consumption while breastfeeding. (Shutterstock).
Will it harm my breastfeeding baby if I drink wine, beer, or hard alcohol? Will drinking beer increase my breast milk supply? Some experts recommend breastfeeding moms avoid drinking alcohol until their baby is 3 months old.
Anything you eat or drink while you're breastfeeding can find its way into your breast milk, and that includes alcohol. An occasional drink is unlikely to harm your.