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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 1009957Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count
 
4.6

(based on 270 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (199)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient (105)
  • Simple to use (82)
  • Effective (76)
  • Good price / value (36)
  • Easy to use (23)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (61)
  • No results (4)

Best Uses

  • Post-natal (70)
  • Travel (44)
  • Relaxation (17)
  • Support (17)
  • Breastfeeding (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • New mother (85), First time parent (83), Practical (43), Parent of two or more children (33), Budget shopper (28)

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

 

Do a test run before relying ont these strips

These strips are a must have for a nursing mom who wants to drink occasionally. They will make you realize how long it really takes alcohol to clear your system. HOWEVER, sometimes you...Read complete review

These strips are a must have for a nursing mom who wants to drink occasionally. They will make you realize how long it really takes alcohol to clear your system. HOWEVER, sometimes you will get a box that is completely ineffective!!! When you first get a box you need to open one and dip it in alcohol to make sure the strips are effective. I had been using a box for a while when I became suspicious that my milk was testing negative for alcohol so quickly after having a drink. Eventually I tested one by dipping it straight into a glass of wine which it tested negative! I tried it again in straight vodka and again negative! When I went and bought a new box I tested the strips and they worked like they should. I had previously been nursing under the assumption that it took my body one hour to metabolize a drink but I found with these strips that it actually takes me 2 hours. So, over all a good product just make sure your box is effective first!

Reviewed by 270 customers

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5.0

BEST ITEM EVER!

By Jenna the Realtor

from Tampa, FL

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Simple to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Post-natal

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    These strips are amazing. They give a nursing mother a little bit of freedom. I always have them on hand. It is nice to be able to go on a 'date night' with my husband and still know I can nurse without worry. I always include these as a part of my gift to new moms.

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    1.0

    Not sure if product works

    By Chrissy

    from Virgina Beach

    About Me First Time Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Simple to Use

    Cons

    • No Results

    Best Uses

    • Relaxation

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    I'm not drinking more than maybe 2 drinks. I read a review of someone who drank 3. Yeah the test strips didn't change for her till an hour after drink 3. I haven't gone that far. Just wanted piece of mind not sure if I'm getting it with this product.

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    4.0

    Will purchase again

    By Hannah

    from Jackson, MS

    About Me First Time Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Post-natal

      Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

      The product is easy to use and great for peace of mind of nursing mothers. I will purchase again. Very easy to use!

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      5.0

      Would buy again

      By Laur

      from VA

      About Me First Time Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Simple to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Post-natal

        Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

        Works well

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        5.0

        Easy to use and works great

        By Lisa

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Simple to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

            Almost instant results and gives you comfort to know when it's safe or not safe to feed your little one.

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            5.0

            I like the piece of mind that comes with this product

            By Aimee

            from White House, TN

            About Me First Time Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Simple to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Post-natal

              Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

              These are great for just a little extra piece if mind if you enjoy, as I do, an occasional glass of wine ir cocktail. IT'S nice to be certain that the alcohol is completely out of your system

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              5.0

              I love this product

              By Latasha

              from Desoto,tx

              About Me Parent of Two or More Children

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Simple to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Post-natal
                • Relaxation
                • Travel

                Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                This product is easy to use.

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                5.0

                these are so awesome. it allows me the peace of mind

                By mama

                from ca

                About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Simple to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Post-natal
                  • Relaxation
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                  post date night peace of mind.

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                  5.0

                  Great!

                  By Cortney

                  from Aviston, IL

                  About Me First Time Parent

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Simple to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Post-natal

                    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                    Product works great! I used it for the first time last weekend!

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                    5.0

                    Awesome product!

                    By Megan Roberts

                    from Woodlands, Texas

                    About Me First Time Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • Simple to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about Upscale 1009957 Upspring Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

                      This is a great product when you go out have a drink or two and still want to breastfeed your baby. It allows you to be safe and it's super quick and easy

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