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Milkscreen Test - 20 Count

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Product Description

In just two minutes, milkscreen quickly and accurately analyzes breast milk for alcohol. Every mother is unique so, naturally, the way our bodies metabolize alcohol is unique, too. Metabolizing alcohol depends on several factors including body weight, type of alcohol consumed, and food intake so milkscreen was created to eliminate those variables. Milkscreen also helps ensure that the alcohol concentrated in Mom's breast milk is not at a level that may have negative impacts on Baby. 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 and sleep. Babies consume less if the milk contains alcohol and they also sleep less and wake more frequently. We've set the milkscreen test to show a color change at 0.02% to help Mom stay within recommended feeding guidelines.

Features

  • Every woman metabolizes alcohol differently so milkscreen allows Mom to relax and remove the guesswork!
  • Milkscreen measures the amount of alcohol in the breast milk to help ensure that there are no negative impacts on Baby.
  • Fast and easy-to-read results.
  • Pediatrician recommended and Lactation Consultant approved.

Additional Info

029237

691BBD6F

855520001088

MS020

0.1 pounds

5.6 x 2.8 x 1.6

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Average Customer Rating:

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Upscale 1009957Milkscreen Test - 20 Count
 
4.5

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient (36)
  • Easy to use (14)
  • Good price / value (13)
  • Portable (11)
  • Convenient use (6)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (20)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (11)
  • Infants (7)
  • Mothers (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • New mother (26), First time parent (13), Practical (13), Budget shopper (10), Comfort-oriented (8)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Terrific product for breastfeeding moms!

I took a breastfeeding class before my son was born and I did learn that you DON'T have to "pump and dump" if you have an occasional alcoholic beverage. Alcohol metabolizes in...Read complete review

I took a breastfeeding class before my son was born and I did learn that you DON'T have to "pump and dump" if you have an occasional alcoholic beverage. Alcohol metabolizes in your system and our class was basically told that, once you longer feel the effects of alcohol, you're fine to nurse your baby. Also, the concentration of alcohol is usually highest in breastmilk anywhere from 30 mins to 1.5 hours after consumption. The time it takes will depend on how much alcohol you've had, your weight, food ingested, etc.

Well, my husband still wasn't as convinced so, even if I didn't feel any effects after having a small glass of wine or a beer, I would wait at least a couple of hours just to be on the safe side.

Imagine my surprise when I was picking up breastfeeding supplies and saw this product! I thought it can't be this easy, right? The first couple of times I used the strips, I had the same results and reaction as a previous reviewer--negative for questionable amount of alcohol and wondering if this product really works. Now, both times I only had one drink, waited a couple of hours (I had bottles of expressed milk on hand) and then tested before bed (so I could nurse my son).

After feeling like I might have wasted my money, I still decided to keep using them (they're already paid for) and was glad I did. The third use showed alcohol in my system. I had two small glasses of wine and tested about an hour after finishing the 2nd glass. I waited a couple more hours and retested which then showed it was safe to breastfeed.

This is great for any breastfeeding mother who would like an occasional drink. It's no substitute for common sense nor would I make it a habit of drinking just because I can test my milk. Alcohol has been known to decrease milk supply so I only have a drink on occasion.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Milkscreen

As far as the product goes- it really works! However, I think they are extra sensitive, which is good. The reason I rated this product that I bought through Babies R Us...Read complete review

As far as the product goes- it really works! However, I think they are extra sensitive, which is good. The reason I rated this product that I bought through Babies R Us so low is because out of the package of 20 I have already found TWO packets that are actually missing the test strip. I paid about [$] (with S&H) for 20 test strips so for two to already be missing is a lot. I've only used about 5 too!

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5.0

When in doubt, test it out!

By Addison's Mommy

from Atlanta, GA

About Me New mother

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Convenient

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

      Fast results! Minimal milk expression needed. Quick and easy to use!

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      4.0

      Milkscreen Test Strips Review

      By Marebear

      from ft. worth, tx

      About Me Budget shopper, Comfort-oriented, New mother, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Convenient

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

          Product does what it is intended to do. Only critique would be to have the test strip change to a different color other than brown; i.e blue. Makes it easier to see!

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          5.0

          They work!

          By Brit

          from Tampa, FL

          About Me New mother

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Convenient

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

            Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

            The product works. Simple as that. Wish they weren't so expensive.

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            4.0

            Works great!

            By New mommy

            from New York, NY

            About Me New mother

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Convenient

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

              Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

              It works when you need it!

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              5.0

              A must have product!

              By Mommy bee

              from Los Angeles, Ca

              About Me New mother

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Convenient

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Extended feedings
                • Travel

                Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                Love this product. I have heard that waiting 2 hours is a good amount of time but I have noticed that sometimes it takes a little longer for alcohol to clear your system. I have an occasional glass or two of wine w my husband and I need to know for sure that baby is not exposed to any of the alcohol that could still be floating in my breast milk. This product gives me the comfort of knowing that baby is safe.

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                3.0

                Good product sometimes unreliable

                By Benny's mom

                from Atlanta, ga

                About Me New mother

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Affordable
                • Convenient

                Cons

                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                  Its a good product but I think it may actually take longer than 2 minutes to see results. I have seen the strip stay white after two minutes but change color after five. So it still may not be an accurate guide for if there is still alcohol in your breast milk.

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                  5.0

                  Pure Gold Tester

                  By Rochelle a.k.a. Rory's mom

                  from Rhinelander, WI

                  About Me Budget shopper, Comfort-oriented, New mother, Practical

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Affordable
                  • Convenient

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                      The test strips were very easy to use and worked like a charm. My milk was very low from giving birth to twins three months early and losing one of my twins during labor the stress was overcoming me. My milk was like liguid gold to my surviving baby but with being in the NICU for 2 months I needed a break. Being able to have a few cocktails with friends was a sweet relief and knowing that I could still pump and possibly not dump it made the guilt bearable. I tested twice throught the night and my milk passed the test! It was great to be able to bring back good milk and not waste any while trying to stay sane away from my baby for a few hours. Great product!

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                      4.0

                      Assures the mik is best for baby

                      By Gramma

                      from Colorado

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Affordable
                      • Convenient

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                          After an occasional glass of wine, this gives confidence that the breast milk is safe for baby.

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                          5.0

                          Peace of mind

                          By Kookie

                          from San Rafael

                          About Me Budget shopper, Practical

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Convenient

                          Cons

                          • Expensive

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                            I love the fact that I can peacefully breastfeed my LO without having to worry if my breastmilk is safe to drink. This is a must have for exclusive BF babies.

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                            4.0

                            Has worked for me

                            By First time mom

                            from Virginia to NY

                            About Me New mother

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Convenient

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                                It worked nicely for me. I could tell each time I pumped how it was progressively getting out of my system.

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