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Friday, December 13, 2013
Newborn and Infant Care
Smoking and breasfeeding
I would like to know after how long can I breast feed after I have smoked 1 cigarette, I seldom smoke and if I do, it's one cigarette in a day, normally I would wait after 15-17 hours to breast feed, and I don't smoke around the baby. will this affect my baby?
Please see the link below to a previously answered question on this subject. Write back if you have additional questions.
Karen Kerkhoff Gromada, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati