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Welcome to Grand Rounds / Motherisk Update 2014!

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Using nitrofurantoin while breastfeeding a newborn

My patient has a urinary tract infection and is currently breastfeeding. Her son is only 3 weeks old. Is nitrofurantoin a safe antibiotic for treatment?

The use of nitrofurantoin in breastfeeding mothers is generally safe, as only small amounts transfer into the breast milk. more »

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Identifying women who might benefit from higher doses of folic acid in pregnancy

Women who are at high risk of having babies with neural tube defects and who would benefit from higher doses of folic acid. learn more »»

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Is carbamazepine safe to take during pregnancy?

Similar to valproic acid, carbamazepine increases the risk of neural tube defects; however, it does not increase the risk of other malformations. Carbamazepine is also not associated with an increased risk of developmental delay. learn more »»

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