Medication and Pregnancy/Nursing

Utah Department of Health Pregnancy Risk Line: 

Medications and Mothers’ Milk Online: 

  • http://www.ibreastfeeding.com/
  • Website of Hale Publishing, company of Dr. Thomas Hale, leading expert on medications in breastfeeding. Provides discussion forums for healthcare providers and patients on concerns related to specific medications.

REPROTOX: 

  • https://reprotox.org/
  • (703) 203-6040
  • Email: [email protected]
  • REPROTOX® is an information system developed by the Reproductive Toxicology Center. It contains summaries on the effects of medications, chemicals, infections, and physical agents on pregnancy, reproduction, and development.

MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health: 

  • http://www.womensmentalhealth.org/
  • (617) 724-7792
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health is to provide state-of-the-art evaluation and ongoing care for women who suffer from a spectrum of psychiatric disorders and to improve the lives of patients and their families. Clinical care at the Center is complemented by research across a range of areas including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, pregnancy and postpartum mood disturbance, and peri and post- menopausal depression. The goal of conducted research is to address critical unanswered questions which can inform clinical care and to disseminate important research findings which emerge across the field of women’s mental health.

InfantRisk Center:

  •  1 (806) 352-2519 8:00AM – 3:00PM CST, Monday- Friday
  • https://infantrisk.com/
  • The InfantRisk Center (IRC) is a world-wide call center presently in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, in Amarillo. The InfantRisk Center is used by physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, and mothers in every part of the world. Virtually all calls are about multiple drugs, averaging 3-4 individual drugs. We do our best to help moms, lactation consultants, and doctors evaluate the risk to the infant from exposure to multiple drugs, and keep the mom breastfeeding.