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Nutrition During Lactation

HHS, Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

This guide provides a number of publications that are designed and targeted for families of groups such as: African American Women, American Indian and Alaska Native Families.

La Leche League International.

Provides answers to questions regarding breastfeeding.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. 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.