Medications and Mothers' Milk Online (MMM Online) is the online version of the widely popular Medications and Mothers' Milk by Thomas W. Hale, Ph.D. Medications and Mothers' Milk is a worldwide best-selling reference for evaluating medication use in breastfeeding mothers. This reference has quickly become the most comprehensive source throughout the world for professionals seeking the best pharmacological advice on breastfeeding. Medications and Mothers' Milk provides the reader with easy-to-understand explanations of how drugs enter milk, their problems (if any), the amount that enters milk, the relative safety of their use in breastfeeding mothers, the relative infant dose, and provides the reader with exact references.
This reference contains all the current science known about medications in the field and gives the reader exact data on the degree of transfer of medications into human milk, the effect on mother and infant (if known), the relative risks to the infant (if any), and the adult pharmacokinetics of the medication. The online version includes all the information in the book and more!
Medications and Mothers' Milk Online is designed for healthcare professionals and is ideal for lactation consultants, physicians, pharmacists, etc. The online version is updated regularly and printable, providing you with the latest information on the impact of prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and street drugs on breastfeeding mothers and babies. A must-have for every health provider who regularly answers the question, "Can I take this drug and breastfeed?"
The information contained in this database is intended to supplement the knowledge of health care professionals regarding drug use during lactation. You assume full responsibility for ensuring the appropriate use and reliance upon the information included herein. This information is advisory only and is not intended to replace sound clinical judgment or individualized patient care. The author disclaims all warranties, whether expressed or implied, including any warranty as to the quality, accuracy, safety, or suitability of this information for any particular purpose.
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