Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication(PDF file)
World Health Organization, 2002
Thomas W. Hale, R.Ph. Ph.D.
Common Drugs of Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse web site for physicians and other health
professionals. DART Database Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database
- References to developmental and reproductive toxicology
Drugs in Breastmilk West Midlands Regional Medicines Information Services guide is
based on information compiled by the Trent and West Midlands Medicines
Information Services. It contains a summary of the significance of the excretion
of the commonly used drugs via breast milk, and their absorption by the
in Pregnancy Motherisk's published studies on the safety or risk of specific
drugs during pregnancy
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk
Classic text by Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe S.J.
Referenced information on specific medications and vaccine use in
pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Pregnancy, and Lactation Archive of Ob.Gyn.News articles written by Lee Cohen, Gerald G. Briggs, and
Drug Safety in Lactation
FDA Use in Pregnancy Ratings
and Diagnostic Agents in Pregnancy List of links from the OBfocus directory.
MotherToBaby (Organization of Teratology
Information Specialists) has compiled "fact sheets" on
various exposures of concern. Fact Sheets answer frequently asked questions
about exposures during pregnancy.
Office of Dietary Supplements
LactMed -Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) - A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
Physicians Desk Reference
Package insert information on prescription drugs.
Prescription Drugs of Choice During PregnancyPregnancy Drug
Downlaod Acrobat Reader
Pregnancy & Lactation Labeling. U.S. Department of Health & Human
Services 10/27/2009 .Accesssed 1/27/09
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