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Nursing Mothers Room: Breastfeeding Resources

Resources

LactMed - The National Library of Medicine's  LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced. A peer review panel reviews the data to assure scientific validity and currency.

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians, Breastfeeding Position Paper

American Academy of Pediatrics, Breastfeeding Resources for Mothers

CDC, Breastfeeding Resources

CDC, Breastfeeding Report Cards

Medlineplus.gov, Breastfeeding Health Topics Page

Womenshealth.gov, Breastfeeding Resources

World Health Organization, Breastfeeding Resources