Medications & Mothers' Milk 2017

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Medications & Mothers' Milk 2017

SKU# 9780826128584

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

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.


  • Updated throughout with new data on 1,115 drugs, syndromes, vaccines, and herbals.
  • Contains new tables to compare the suitability of psychiatric medications and pain medication.
  • Includes many new radiocontrast agents and other diagnostic procedures.

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Product Details 

  • Publication Date October 21, 2016
  • Page Count 1095
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826128584

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.