Breastfeeding women is a population that will often require an over-the-counter medicine. Safety of medications during breastfeeding can be concerning to both breastfeeding women and health professionals. Information regarding the safety of medications during breastfeeding is often limited and/or conflicting which may lead to confusion or inappropriate health advice.
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