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Breastfeeding

Jul 1, 2001 Issue
Medications in the Breast-Feeding Mother [Article]

Prescribing medications for a breast-feeding mother requires weighing the benefits of medication use for the mother against the risk of not breast-feeding the infant or the potential risk of exposing the infant to medications. A drug that is safe for use during pregnancy may not be safe for the nurs...


Apr 1, 2000 Issue
Promoting and Supporting Breast-Feeding [Article]

The family physician can significantly influence a mother's decision to breast-feed. Prenatal support, hospital management and subsequent pediatric and maternal visits are all-important components of breast-feeding promotion. Prenatal encouragement increases breast-feeding rates and identifies poten...


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