Safe prescribing during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Silvia Duong, Canada

Clinical Pharmacist
Family Medicine
Jewish General Hospital


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key principles used in the assessment of medication safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • For the management of common conditions in primary care during pregnancy and while breastfeeding,
    • ­State the preferred treatment options
    • ­Assess the efficacy/risk associated with a particular medication.
    • ­List medications that should be avoided
  • List useful resources that may be used to discuss efficacy and potential risk of medication use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding

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