Does Beer Actually Help Breastfeeding?

Maybe you’ve heard that drinking beer while breastfeeding is helpful? There seems to be conflicting findings, so check out this episode to dive into the research!

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http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/alcohol-use.html
https://www.britannica.com/science/lactation
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Images:
Prolactin: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Prolactin_1N9D.png
Barley: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sjb_whiskey_malt.jpg
Breastmilk: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Human_Breastmilk_-_Foremilk_and_Hindmilk.png