Good News: A Breastfeeding Mother Can Drink Wine

This doesn’t mean that women can “drink” (even secretly) during pregnancy or during the first month of breastfeeding. On the other hand, this is where we discover the true unfairness  of an ancient patriarchal system that is still clinging on despite the (often drunken) promises of our elected representatives: the father of the child can drink both during and after the pregnancy.

On a serious note, let’s not forget that altered brain connections can be seen in teenagers who were exposed to alcohol during their “gestation” in their mothers’ wombs, which can lead to lowered cognitive performance.

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/women-who-breastfeed-can-drink-alcohol-say-experts-38162229.html

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