Safe Use of Medicines During Pregnancy and Lactation
The EIWH has added its latest policy brief on women;s health. This can be read here or downloaded as a pdf.
There is a lack of information about the safe use of medication during pregnancy and lactation for both women and their healthcare professionals. The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide some information. The CDC estimates that 9 in 10 women use some form of medication during pregnancy and about 7 out of 10 take at least one prescription medicine.i