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Breastfeeding and the chemically dependent woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1476846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chemical dependence in pregnant and postpartum women is an issue of concern for perinatal nurses. Special concerns arise when a chemically dependent woman chooses to breastfeed her infant. This article discusses the effects of the most common drugs of abuse on lactation and the neonate and criteria for and benefits of breastfeeding for this population.
J M Wilton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  NAACOG's clinical issues in perinatal and women's health nursing     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1046-7475     ISO Abbreviation:  NAACOGS Clin Issu Perinat Womens Health Nurs     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-05     Completed Date:  1993-02-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010476     Medline TA:  NAACOGS Clin Issu Perinat Womens Health Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-72     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding*
Infant, Newborn
Milk, Human / metabolism
Street Drugs / metabolism
Substance-Related Disorders / complications*,  psychology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Street Drugs

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