Drugs and chemicals: Exposure of the nursing mother

Cheston Berlin

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Abstract

Over half of newborn infants begin life breastfeeding. Nearly all drugs ingested by nursing mothers appear in their milk; amount is 1 to 2 per cent of the mother's dose. Drugs for most maternal conditions are safe for the nursing infant. Information is presented to permit nursing mothers who need medication to nurse safely.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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Nursing
Mothers
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Breast Feeding
Milk
Nurses
Newborn Infant

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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In: Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 36, No. 5, 01.01.1989.

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