The One Step® Breast Milk Alcohol Test detects the presence of alcohol in breast milk.
Simply immerse the tip of the test into breast milk for 10-15 seconds, wait 5 minutes and then compare the colour of the test pad to the accompanying colour chart. Any colour change indicates that alcohol is present, with darker shades of blue indicating higher alcohol content.
5 test pack
Breast-feeding and alcohol don’t mix well. There is no level of alcohol in breast milk that is considered safe for a baby to drink. When you drink alcohol, it passes into your breast milk at concentrations similar to those found in your bloodstream.
However, after nine long months of pregnancy, many mums are interested in having an occasional or celebratory drink but worry about passing alcohol on to their baby. The One Step® test removes any guesswork about whether you are passing the alcohol onto your baby so that you can breast feed with confidence. It is easy to use and gives results in just 5 minutes.
For detail instructions on how to use the test click here.
What is alcohol? Alcohol is found in drinks such as beer, lager, cider, wine, alco pops and spirits (whisky, vodka, gin, rum). All alcoholic drinks contain ethanol (pure alcohol). The strength, colour and taste of alcoholic drinks depend upon the amount of ethanol and the ingredients used, for example grapes, hops or grains. Alcohol has […]
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