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Best-Practice Resources for Supporting the Breastfeeding Mother
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Upstate Breastfeeding Support Presentations

Presentation for Licensed Personnel: Nursing Care of the Breastfeeding Mother on a Non-OB Unit

Resentation for Inpatient and ED Unlicensed Personnel: Supportive Care of the Breastfeeding Mother on a Non-OB Unit


    General Support

    Surgeon General's Call to Action to support BreastfeedingThe Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding Mothers

    Executive Summary - A summary of the information provided in The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding Mothers.

     Core Competencies in Breastfeeding Care and Services for All Health Professionals
    Core Competencies developed by the United States Breastfeeding Committee.

    Lactation and Medication

    Resources to advise the considerations that impact perscribing medications to a breastfeeding mother.

    • 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.
    • LactMed App
      Need to know more about drugs/supplements and breastfeeding? LactMed can help. Find information about maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on lactation and on breastfed infants, and alternative drugs to consider.


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