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ABM Clinical Protocol #15: Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Breastfeeding Mother, Revised 2012

Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
Breastfeeding Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.25). 02/2006; 1(4):271-7. DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2006.1.271
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A central goal of The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is the development of clinical protocols for managing common medical problems that may impact breastfeeding success. These protocols serve only as guidelines for the care of breastfeeding mothers and infants and do not delineate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as standards of medical care. Variations in treatment may be appropriate according to the needs of an individual patient.

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