Breastfeeding and Cigarette Smoking


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Using tobacco or e-cigarettes while breastfeeding can allow harmful chemicals to pass from the mother to the infant through breast milk or secondhand smoke exposure. Mothers who use tobacco or e-cigarettes should be encouraged to quit; regardless, breastfeeding provides numerous health benefits and breast milk remains the recommended food for an infant. Cigarettes are made up of tobacco and many dangerous substances.

Tobacco contains nicotine, a potent and highly addictive chemical that can affect you and your baby. Since nicotine does pass through breast milk, it can cause symptoms of infant colic, restlessness, sleep difficulties, and the jitters in your child. What happens to babies when they are exposed to cigarette smoke? Babies and children who are exposed to cigarette smoke have a much higher incidence of pneumonia, asthma, ear Colic occurs more often in babies whose mothers or fathers smoke or if a breastfeeding mother smokes. Researchers Heavy.

When a breastfeeding mother smokes a cigarette, the nicotine levels in her blood and milk first increase and then decrease over time. Additionally, exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) increases significantly the first hour after smoking with a continued elevated presence up to 24 hours after smoking. A. Thera are 17 facts about how smoking while breastfeeding is injurious for your baby. B. No, you can’t smoke while breastfeeding. C. If you can’t quit smoking, you can breastfeed while smoking – don’t let the baby grow on formulas and powdered-milks.

D. You must quit smoking today. Smoking Cigarettes and Breastfeeding Moms who smoke while breastfeeding have been shown to produce less milk than mothers who don’t use cigarettes. When breastfeeding, the body produces a hormone that signals for the breasts to produce more milk and eject it rapidly.

Smoking can cause low milk supply, colic, and milk let-down issues. If you do continue to smoke, you should still breastfeed. Your milk can protect your baby from breathing problems, sudden infant death (SIDS), and poor weight gain. Wait as much time as possible between smoking and breastfeeding. Information in this record refers only to the use of nicotine as a replacement product for smoking cessation.

With a 21 mg transdermal patch, nicotine passes into breastmilk in amounts equivalent to smoking 17 cigarettes daily. Lower patch strengths of 7 and 14 mg provide proportionately lower amounts of nicotine to the breastfed infant. Studies indicate that smoking more than 10 cigarettes per day decreases milk production and alters milk composition. Furthermore, breastfed babies whose mothers smoke more than 5 cigarettes daily exhibit behaviors (e.g.

Smoking herbal cigarettes while Breastfeeding Herbal cigarettes are the ones being marketed as tobacco-free or nicotine-free. This type of cigarette is made from a mixture of herbs, flowers and other natural ingredients.

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If mothers continue to smoke while breastfeeding, encourage them to do so immediately after breastfeeding to reduce the amount of nicotine and cotinine in the breast milk.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Maternal smoking and infant feeding: breastfeeding is better and safer.

“Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation: Treatment Options and Risk Assessment” by Christof Schaefer, Paul W.J. Peters, Richard K Miller
from Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation: Treatment Options and Risk Assessment
by Christof Schaefer, Paul W.J. Peters, Richard K Miller
Elsevier Science, 2014

The conjecture is that breastfeeding and smoking may be less detrimental to the infant.

“Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach” by Carole Kenner, Judy Wright Lott
from Comprehensive Neonatal Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach
by Carole Kenner, Judy Wright Lott
Saunders Elsevier, 2007

The protective influence of breastfeeding is actually strongest among infants of smoking mothers.

“Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession” by Ruth A. Lawrence, MD, Robert M. Lawrence, MD
from Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession
by Ruth A. Lawrence, MD, Robert M. Lawrence, MD
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

Women who are breastfeeding should be urged to quit because cigarette Smoking is a significant risk to their health and to their infant’s health (see the above sections on Neonatal Complications and Infant/Adolescent Complications).

“Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk” by Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, Sumner J. Yaffe
from Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk
by Gerald G. Briggs, Roger K. Freeman, Sumner J. Yaffe
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008

Smoking is not just an issue when a mother is breastfeed

“Counseling the Nursing Mother” by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
from Counseling the Nursing Mother
by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has historically opposed breastfeeding by women who smoke because nicotine is found in breast milk in concentrations 1.5 to 3 times greater than in maternal blood plasma.

“Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice” by Robert Resnik, MD, Robert K. Creasy, MD, Jay D. Iams, MD, Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM, Thomas Moore, MD, Michael F Greene, MD
from Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice
by Robert Resnik, MD, Robert K. Creasy, MD, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

There is some evidence that women who smoke breastfeed for less time and produce less milk,14 although nicotine patches do not produce the same effect.

“High Risk Pregnancy E-Book: Management Options Expert Consult” by David K. James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik
from High Risk Pregnancy E-Book: Management Options Expert Consult
by David K. James, Philip J. Steer, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

Nurses should discuss smoking with postpartum women to offer resources for those who stopped smoking prenatally and are at risk for relapse in the postpartum period.

“Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing E-Book” by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
from Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing E-Book
by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

y Mothers who smoked five or more cigarettes daily had infants who exhibited behaviors such as colic and crying that may contribute to early weaning (Matheson & Rivrud, 1989).

“Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician” by Marsha Walker
from Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician
by Marsha Walker
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016

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  • I was given Narco( highly addictive) while breastfeeding for a C Section and the nurses or doctors told me nothing about it getting in my milk. I stopped taking them and would take the pain because I didn’t want my baby getting all those chemicals so young. Marijuana yes it is natural no chemicals mixed together, no life threatening side effects.

  • MARINUANA HAS NEVER KILLED ANYBODY!!! The only way you can die from marijuana is if something else kills you while it’s in your system ����

  • I’m smoking now and my baby has been fine throughout my whole pregnancy. My obgyn even told me that if o stopped cold turkey during my pregnancy, my baby and body would go into a major shock. He advised me to at least try to stop at the middle of my second trimester. I’m 14 weeks and 5 days. I’ll be quitting soon.

  • Earth 5000 years ago was very different from Earth now. Yes cannabis is medicinal and natural but the ancient peoples didn’t have to science to study how that affected the developing brain. They only knew what it did to adults that smoked it.

  • would rather see a video of that woman talking than those assholes up there couldnt let a woman speak the truth if tney say they dont have reasearch why do they say its bad thats dumb reasearch then speak out

  • I smoked until i was 7 months everyday while i was pregnant. My baby was born at 39 weeks and 4 days i had a natural labor with no epidural my babygirl was very healthy nothing wrong with her even the doctors were saying on how good she was. My first trimester was horrible i had to smoke in order to eat and in my second trimester i was sick as well so i smoked. There is no harm in marijuana it is the most natural plant.

  • I smoked it so I could walk and not worry about so many flashbacks and all the stress my son and I were going through. My son was born a perfectly healthy 8 lb baby boy at 38 weeks, the day after my doctor examined me. Considering I was in homeless shelters my entire pregnancy and suffered from issues with anorexia in the past I was grateful to have the ability to sleep, eat, not self-harm, not fall (especially in the road), function, and have a healthy baby. HANDS scored him with a 60/60 for his social development which fits right along with a follow up study on kids who were exposed to weed in the womb. Unfortunately, he was taken from me in the hospital.

    I’ve been pot free since the day my son was born. Also, I am no longer able to walk without an assistant device like crutches or my wheelchair, have crippling pain, the most nightmares I’ve had since I was a kid, all PTSD/major depression/social anxiety/GAD symptoms are back, and am having a hard time getting my frozen pumped breast milk to my son. On the plus side, I’m now in my own apartment and have completed my case plan to get my son home. So waiting on that any day.:)

    I’d stop smoking cannabis and therefore give up my ability to walk every day of my life so that I can have my son home with me.

  • So it’s safe to drink alcohol that makes you violent? And not weed that makes you happy and makes you get the munchies? That is fucken stupid

  • I smoked during my first 4 to 5 ish months I quit after because pregnant nose and I didn’t want them to take my baby away I’m currently 9 months 35 weeks baby has always been healthy, I wish there was more studies and more information on this because everybody is different weed isn’t meant for EVERYONE and everyone reacts different, I agree with her sayings but I think that there is always a if and but to alllll marijuana research from what I’ve heard it sucks, personally I never had any issues but someone else could. And it’s a continuation of education to be learnt just like anything in horticultural / agricultural you never stop learning. It’s a plant.

  • I love how they kept bring up opioids cause I just had a baby 10 weeks early due to preeclampsia, I had a C-section and the doctor prescribed show me Percocets which is a opioid, I’m breastfeeding and they know that, they said they wasn’t concerned about it. Idk how marijuana could be any worse than opioids.

  • chairs are ignorant as f***! if you look at those studies yourself(they are accessible online), it shows how little they have actually put into studying CANNABIS. They have admitted that they aren’t sure if the women are using other things too. They actually found out that some did other drugs and drank alcohol more than most

  • Of course these dumbass men know it all �� don’t know shit about a baby growing inside of them having to fight off nausea, pain, loss off appetite and more. Keep talking about the science aspect of things but don’t see how scientifically Cannabis is/were helpful for decades ����