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Alcohol and breastmilk/chestmilk calculator

This calculator provides an estimate of how long it will take to clear out all alcohol from your milk based on body weight.

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It will take hours minutes for the alcohol to clear out from your milk.

If your child needs to be fed within this timeframe, please consider using stored milk or formula, or contact your healthcare provider to discuss other options.

We’re sorry, but we are unable to calculate the alcohol clearance time. Please contact your healthcare provider to discuss your options.