Cigarette smoking and breastfeeding
You Asked: Is Smoking While Breastfeeding Safe?
Continue breastfeeding Cut down on smoking Fewer cigarettes smoked means less smoke in the air, lower levels of nicotine in your milk, better health for everyone, and more time with your baby.
What happens to babies when they are exposed to cigarette smoke?
Despite the fact that the amount of nicotine transferred into breast milk is more than double the quantity transferred through the placenta during pregnancy, there is strong evidence that breast milk itself provides protection:
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References and More Information Should a mother who smokes cigarettes breastfeed?
Minus Related Pages Using tobacco or e-cigarettes while breastfeeding can allow harmful chemicals to pass from the mother to the infant through breast milk or secondhand smoke exposure.
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