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Will breastfeed monther eating foods cooked with rice wine (during confinement) affect the quality of the breast milk? My confinement lady will cook confinement foods for me using the rice wine. I am not sure if this is good for me as I plan to breastfeed my baby..

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Arora Valley answered:

It is often believed that using rice wine during confinement keeps the body warm and improves blood circulation.There is no medical reasoning behind this recommendation. In moderation, it is safe to consume special confinement wine because during cooking alcohol evaporates. But if taken in excessive amounts it may affect you and your baby adversely. According to HPB, do remember that alcohol may be transmitted through breast milk to your baby.This may affect the liver and worsen Jaundice. Furthermore there are various substances present in the preparation that we are not fully aware of. Alcohol should be avoided during pregnancy, confinement and if you are breast feeding.

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Wendy Tan Suat Hoon answered:

My confinement lady cooked most of my food with those rice wine. The alcohol will evaporate upon cooking at high temperature, so should be safe to consume even if you are breastfeeding. Unless you are allergic to yeast or glutinous rice, then better don't cook food with it.

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Winnie Yap Jin Yan answered:

Its recommended that u pump or breastfeed ur child 2hrs after consuming food. My gynae told me this way will be better.

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Jovial Tan Lizhen answered:

Its recommended that u pump or breastfeed ur child 2hrs after consuming food. My gynae told me this way will be better.

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