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The Breastfeeding Network Independent source of breastfeeding support and Drugs in Breastmilk Helpline

LactMed –Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) – A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. 

 

Drugs in Breastmilk West Midlands Regional Medicines Information Services guide is based on information compiled by the Trent and West Midlands Medicines Information Services.

 

Medication and Mothers Milk  Thomas W. Hale, R.Ph. Ph.D. available as hardback or online access (subscription) 

 

Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication (PDF file) World Health Organization, 2002

 

Drugs in Pregnancy Motherisk’s published studies on the safety or risk of specific drugs during pregnancy 

 

Drugs in Pregnancy, and Lactation  Gerald G. Briggs, and RK Freeman available as hardback

 

American Academy of Pediatrics Publication on The Transfer of Drugs into Human Milk

 

KellyMom Breastfeeding and parenting website with information on mediication and breastfeeding 

 

Breastfeeding Online More links to information on medication and breastfeeding and to Dr Jack Newman.

 

The Green Book A Department of Health Publication on immunisation to download

 

UKAMB United Kingdom Association for Milk Banking

 

NICE Guidlines on Maternal and Child Nutrition