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Title: Breastfeeding - drugs and breastfeeding (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A translated fact sheet providing information about drugs taken by a breastfeeding mother that may pass into the milk through her bloodstream, usually in very small amounts. The resource can be used as a ready reference to work out which common drugs are safe to take. It covers drugs from drugs to relieve headaches, aches and pains to alcohol, amoking and illicit drugs.
Organisation: Queensland Health
Last reviewed: January 2017
Target audience: General
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English (PDF file)
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