What are the options for infant feeding in women taking immune modifiers for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Immune modifiers are excreted in breast milk and should be considered only on a case-by-case basis; either the immune modifier should be discontinued or the infant should be bottle fed.


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