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TAA Fasting Guidelines

Ingested Material Minimum Fasting Period
Clear Liquids  2 hours
Breast Milk  4 hours
Infant Formula  6 hours
Non-human milk (dairy)  6 hours
All solids for pregnant women  8 hours
All other solids and liquids  8 hours

*Based on the ASA practice Guidline for Preoperative Fasting to reduce the risk of pulmonary aspiration

*A clear liquid is anything you can see through. Examples of clear liquids include water, fruit juices without pulp, carbonated beverages, clear tea, and black coffee without cream or sugar.