Breastfeeding in the Setting of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder

Publication Date: October 17, 2023
Last Updated: November 14, 2023

General Recommendations

Those who have SUD or use substances during pregnancy or the postpartum period should engage in multidisciplinary prenatal and postpartum substance use care. (2, B)
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Setting of Nonprescribed Substance Use

Opioids

Breastfeeding should be avoided during the use of nonprescribed opioids. (2, B)
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Overview

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Breastfeeding in the Setting of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder

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