RESOURCES FOR PROFESSIONALS

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Guidelines for milk storage and handling, information on nutritional concerns, exposures, illnesses, vaccines, and medications/drugs.

ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association)

InfantRisk Center

A world-wide call center at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center that helps families, lactation consultants, and doctors evaluate the risk to the infant from exposure to multiple drugs, with the goal to keep the family breastfeeding.

LactMed® 

National Library of Medicine database that contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

USLCA (United States Lactation Consultant Association)

World Health Organization (WHO)

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