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Breastfeeding and Healthy Living : Medications and Breastfeeding

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Introduction

In order to assist health care professionals, mothers and their families make judicious decisions related to medications and breastfeeding; following are some links to the most current information available:

 CAUTION – Very few mothers need to suspend or cease breastfeeding due to the use of medications. If this is the case, please see the following links to develop protocols and provide appropriate support to breastfeeding mothers:
  • Temporary (ANY period of time that mothers must stop breastfeeding REQUIRES referral and resources) suspension of breastfeeding
  • Permanent cessation of breastfeeding

Additional Resources/Links:

 
 
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