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Breastfeeding for the mother having surgery  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to manage breastfeeding if having surgery. It discusses how to minimize interruption of breastfeeding, about medicines and anesthesia, and what to do on the day of surgery.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, April 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Maternity and Infant Center (MIC); Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
General Topics:  Surgery; Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care
Specific Subject(s):  Patient Care Procedures and Instructions; Medication; Breastfeeding; Anesthesia
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2406

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