Milkscreen – a home detection test for alcohol in breastmilk.
Milkscreen™ Kit for determining levels of alcohol in breastmilk. Because every mother is unique! Naturally, the way our bodies process alcohol is unique too. Metabolizing alcohol depends on several factors including:
- Body weight
- Type of alcohol consumed
- Food intake
With Milkscreen™, there is one simple and accurate method to let Mom know if her milk contains a level of alcohol that may negatively impact baby. Pediatrician & lactation consultant recommended
Studies have shown infants consuming breast milk with alcohol concentrations at approximately 30mg/dl, or 0.03%, and higher have exhibited distinctive changes in:
Feeding behavior: baby consumes less if the milk contains alcohol.
Sleep: baby sleeps less and wakes more frequently.
The Milkscreen™ test is set to show a color change at 0.02% to let Mom know if her milk contains a level of alcohol that may negatively impact baby.