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Telephone Consultations for Healthcare Providers

The Human Lactation Study Center is part of the Division of Neonatology and is a valuable resource for our physicians. If your physician has questions/concerns regarding what medications can be taken during breastfeeding or general questions regarding difficulties with breastfeeding, he or she may contact our center. The center maintains a database of drugs in lactation, medical information, and programs around breastfeeding.

Healthcare professionals may call (585) 275-0088 for information and consultation on special issues.

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Additional Resources

breastfeeding quick reference guideBreastfeeding Quick-Reference Guide

by University of Rochester Medical Center - DCPM

This quick reference guide on breastfeeding is ideal for physicians, nurses, medical students and other health care providers who would like some basic knowledge to help counsel their patients about breastfeeding. It contains information on the benefits of breastfeeding, contraindications, solutions to common problems, helpful tips on positions, as well as normal infant eating and sleeping habits. 

Download it for free on:

available on iTunes available on Nook

This book is available for download on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iBooks and on your computer with iTunes. Books must be read on an iOS device. This application was supported by PHS Grant # RO1-HD055191, Community Partnership for Breastfeeding Promotion and Support.