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Pregnancy and breastfeeding pocket guide

Advices on medication and commonly used products

Pregnancy and breastfeeding pocket guide

The information provided in this guide is not meant to suggest any medical course of action without further discussion with a qualified health care professional.

We recommend consulting a health care professional at all times.

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This « Pregnancy and breastfeeding pocket guide » is intended for women who are either planning pregnancy, already pregnant or breastfeeding. It was written and updated by Ema Ferreira, Brigitte Martin and Caroline Morin, who work as pharmacists at CHU Sainte-Justine and at the Chaire Pharmaceutique Famille Louis-Boivin (co-owned by CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal).

The information provided in this booklet should only be used as a guide. It is not meant to systematically change the medical plan already in place with your healthcare providers. We recommend consulting your healthcare professionals at all times.

The trademarks mentioned in this booklet are for guidance to help you identify more easily the products discussed. Talk to your pharmacist for tailored advices to choose the best product for you.

The graphic design and the distribution of the printed version are provided by pharmaceutical company Duchesnay. Please contact Duchesnay if you wish to command copies of the printed version.

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Updated on 8/23/2017
Created on 6/15/2017
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