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Pharmacologic, Breastfeeding, and Nutritional Considerations During Pregnancy and Postpartum

  • Antonette Flecha
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Abstract

Careful consderation should be given to medications administered pre and post partum. For the duration of the pregnancy, one must make sure that the medications are not teratogenic. Postpartum, one must make sure that medications are not passed through to the breastmilk. This chapter discusses various pharmacologic management strategies for management of hypertension in pregnancy, lupus nephritis during pregnancy, various electrolyte disorders during pregnancy, diabetic and renal transplant medications and their safety during pregnancy, medications used when dialyzing a pregnant woman, and breastfeeding and postpartum care.

Keywords

Pharmacologic considerations in pregnancy Breastfeeding and hypertension Hypertension in pregnancy Electrolyte disorders during pregnancy Nutrition in pregnancy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonette Flecha
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  1. 1.Clinical Transplant PharmacyMontefiore Medical CenterBronxUSA

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