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Q&A: Can I drink just a little bit?

Is it okay if I drink just a glass of wine with dinner?

Re: Is it okay if I drink just a glass of wine with dinner?

The Bump Expert

Many experts agree that a single glass of wine (or bottle of beer) sipped over the course of a meal is just fine. Alcohol does pass into your breast milk, but such a small amount taken with food shouldn't have much of an impact on you or baby. If it makes you feel better, feed baby just before you sit down to eat, to allow a little time for the alcohol to metabolize before the next feeding.

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA

Q&A: Can I drink just a little bit?

My doctor told me it was OK to drink a glass of red wine at dinner, actually the antioxidants, including flavonoids and resveratrol contained in red wine prevent heart disease. I found the best online wine store and ordered wine from them, the taste was amazing and I knew for sure it was 100% natural.

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