Is it normal to be grossed out by breastfeeding?

Is it normal to be grossed out by breastfeeding?

Apparently it’s quite common, but no-one really talks about it. It’s not easy to admit that feeding your child makes you cringe. As I’ve been nursing I’ve tried to analyse why I experience such disgust and I think it might be tied up with being totally touched out, but also with sexual feelings.

Does breastfeeding affect alcohol tolerance?

It doesn’t decrease the amount of alcohol in your milk because it correlates with your blood alcohol level. Much like you, nothing sobers up your breast milk except time.

What happens if baby drinks alcohol in breastmilk?

The absolute amount of alcohol transferred into milk is generally low. Excess levels may lead to drowsiness, deep sleep, weakness, and decreased linear growth in the infant. Maternal blood alcohol levels must attain 300 mg/dl before significant side effects are reported in the infant.

Does nursing aversion go away?

If you experience nursing aversion during your pregnancy, it may continue even after the baby is born if you choose to tandem nurse your toddler and baby. Many women find that the nursing aversion that they experience with their toddler during pregnancy ceases once the baby is born, but that isn’t always the case.

How do I cope with breastfeeding aversion?

“Try magnesium supplements (I like the spray or drink) and make sure you’re getting enough other electrolytes and vitamins and water and sleep. This really helps with nursing aversion.” – Cassie J.

Can I have a glass of wine every night while breastfeeding?

Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours after a single drink before nursing.

How long after drinking 6 beers can I breastfeed?

They also recommend that you wait 2 hours or more after drinking alcohol before you breastfeed your baby. “The effects of alcohol on the breastfeeding baby are directly related to the amount the mother ingests.

How long after 4 beers can I breastfeed?

How do you fix breastfeeding aversion?