Giving Careers Education
NEONATOLOGY: Keeping Baby Safe - Breastfeeding and Drug Exposure

Dr. Hamilton-Spence will lead a panel discussion on drug use in breastfeeding mothers. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the physiology of lactation.
  • Identify common drugs of abuse.
  • Discuss lactation pharmacology regarding safety of the child.
  • Outline the legal position on positive screens in mothers.
Click on the following link to view the Video Grand Rounds presentation:

Keeping Baby Safe: Breastfeeding and Drug Exposure
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Retire Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Course Materials:
Moderator:  Erin Hamilton-Spence, MD, Neonatologist

Panelists:    Beth Deen, PharmD, Pharmacy Clinical Specialist Supervisor
                      Kim Garrison, CPS Liaison 
                      Meagan Schmidt, MD, Neonatologist 
                      Susan Sward-Communelli, MD, Neonatologist
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For any questions, please call Education at 682-885-4170.