New mothers and health care providers need accurate information about the effects of alcohol intake while breastfeeding. This issue paper summarizes what is known about the effects of alcohol use on lactation, as well as the impact of alcohol use while breastfeeding on infant and child health.
The purpose of this issue paper is to summarize the available evidence on the potential risks of alcohol use while breastfeeding on infant and child health.
To read the issue paper from CanFASD click this link: Breastfeeding and Alcohol Issue Paper (Final).
For the pdf click this link: Mixing Alcohol and Breastfeeding