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Newborn and Infant Care

Nicotine and breast milk

01/26/1999

Question:

Regarding smoking and breast feeding, how long will nicotine be flushed of the body? or after how long can I breast feed after I smoke one cigarette so that the baby wont be affected by nicotine ?

Answer:

Please see the link below to a previously answered question on this subject. Write back if you have additional questions.

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Response by:

Karen Kerkhoff Gromada, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati