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Drug transfer to the fetus and to the breastfeeding infant: what do we know?"

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Not a lot....: These studies are very difficult to do, especially on which drugs are transferred to the developing fetus. Animals models can tell you some information, but it is hard to interpret effects into people.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Refer to: Hale,T;Medications and Mothers Milk,15 ed,2012, a worthwhile collection of research and existing data on the issue.
Aug 29, 2013

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