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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:

by PowerReviews
Upscale 1009957Milkscreen Test - 20 Count
 
4.5

(based on 67 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient (39)
  • Easy to use (15)
  • Good price / value (13)
  • Portable (11)
  • Convenient use (6)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (22)

Best Uses

  • Breastfeeding (11)
  • Infants (7)
  • Mothers (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • New mother (28), Practical (15), First time parent (13), Budget shopper (11), Comfort-oriented (9)

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

Expensive but worth the peace of mind

By Jad

from Chicago, il

About Me New mother, Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Convenient

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    Wasn't expecting them to be so expensive, but well worth it. I was planning to pump and dump but when it came time to dump I just couldn't waste the liquid gold so ran out and got these strips in the morning. The results came back negative so I'm glad I didn't end up wasting 2 8oz bottles. Very easy to use even after my first night out :)

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    5.0

    Good Product

    By Ivy

    from New York, NY

    About Me New mother

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Convenient

    Cons

    • Good

    Best Uses

    • Support

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    I love it. It is easy to use. Fast result.

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    4.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Laura

    from St. Charles, MO

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    Easy to use. Gives me peace of mind to feed the milk to my baby.

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    5.0

    The dirty truth

    By Car1217

    from Arlington virginia

    About Me Budget shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • As Needed

    Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

    I love the comfort in knowing that I am able to enjoy a drink and still provide safe milk for my baby.

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    5.0

    Good product

    By Annah

    from Ridgefield, WA

    About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Convenient
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Upscale 1009957 Milkscreen Test - 20 Count:

        Seems to do the job. Nice to have for a little extra piece of mind.

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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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                      4.0 stars

                      $24.99

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