If you are not going to stop smoking, it does not mean that you
should stop breastfeeding.
The benefits of breastfeeding, outweigh the negative effects of cigarette smoke. (Read all the benefits of breastfeeding)
It is better to be smoking and breastfeeding, than to smoke and formula feed. Of course it would be best to try and quit, but many mothers will find it very hard to make that decision and actually quit.
Breastfeeding protects your baby against repertory problems that can arise from inhaling secondhand smoke.
Things you can do if you are smoking and breastfeeding to protect your baby
What are the dangers of smoking, while a baby is around?
Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Increased chance of SIDS, Ear infections, Children are more likely to smoke one day, Doubles your child’s risk of lung cancer, Stunted and delayed development and Sinus infections.
Smoking and breastfeeding
Never smoke and use nicotine patches at the same time if you are breastfeeding, as the nicotine patches contain “nicotine” too!
Marijuana breastfeeding information
Are you smoking marijuana while breastfeeding or smoking pot while breastfeeding?
Marijuana also called “pot”, “weed” and “cannabis” is the most commonly used, illegal drug used today.
Mothers who use cocaine, heroin or PCP should not breastfeed, as their babies will experience serious side-effects and may even die.
Smoking weed while breastfeeding, could cause:
Breastfeeding or smoking? Smoking is extremely addictive, and quitting is not easy. However, quitting is most surely one of the greatest gifts you can give to your new baby.
Other pages on “breastfeeding problems” in connection to smoking pot and breastfeeding “cannabis breastfeeding”
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