Medications & Mothers' Milk 2017

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Medications & Mothers' Milk 2017

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Author: Thomas W. Hale PhD, Hilary E. Rowe, PharmD

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The Essential Reference for Professionals Working with Breastfeeding Mothers – Now Published by Springer Publishing Company and available at

Medications and Mothers' Milk is the worldwide-bestselling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers, providing you the most current, complete, and evidence-based information.

Extensively updated throughout, the 17th Edition includes hundreds of new drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. The appendices provide information on radioactive drugs and tests, and over-the-counter drugs.

Written by world-renowned Clinical Pharmacologist, Dr. Thomas Hale, and assisted by Dr. Hilary Rowe, this drug reference provides everything that is known about the transfer of various medications into human milk, the use of radiopharmaceuticals, the use of chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers.

Available at, Medications and Mothers' Milk Online (MMM Online) is constantly updated and contains all the current science known about medications in the field and gives the reader exact data on the degree of transfer of medications into human milk, the effect on mother and infant (if known), the relative risks to the infant (if any), and the adult pharmacokinetics of the medication.

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Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 30, 2016
  • Page Count
  • Product Form Digital
  • ISBN 13

About The Author(s) 

Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD is a Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, the Executive Director of the InfantRisk Center and Associate Dean of Research. Dr. Hale is considered one of the foremost leading experts in the field of perinatal pharmacology and the use of medications.

Dr. Hilary Rowe is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Canada. She obtained her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy Degrees at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada and acquired her hospital residency with the Vancouver Island Health Authority in Victoria BC, Canada. Dr. Rowe started working on Medications & Mothers’ Milk in 2012; she is excited to be part of this book and is passionate about providing evidence-based information to women regarding the suitability of medications in lactation.