Category Archives: Pregnancy and Lactation

HealthlinkBC – Pregnancy

What you will find here:  HealthlinkBC guidelines for pregnancy.

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If you have any questions or concerns about pregnancy, labour and baby care speak with your health care provider or contact HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 to speak with a registered nurse anytime of the day or night, any day of the year, or a pharmacist from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Guide to Health Pregnancy

What you will find here:  Canadian guidelines to a healthy pregnancy.

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Guide to healthy pregnancy –

Pregnancy comes with many questions and concerns. Having accurate information is important. Download the Public Health Agency of Canada’s The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy for reliable information on pregnancy.

Medications in Lactation

What you will find here: The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced.

LactMed® Database