Maternal plasma pH is _____ and breast milk pH is ____
T/F: Weak acid gets ionized in maternal blood and therefore can get transferred from blood to milk by simple diffusion
False; while its true that weak acid gets ionized, but it is because it is ionized it cannot easily cross membrane from blood to breast milk, so not much is transferred to milk. Vs weak base, it does not get ionized, so can be transferred
A nursing mom should take her prescribed medication _____ minutes _____ (before/ after) nursing
Recommended drugs for nursing mom should be _____ soluble, preferably _____(route) medications.
How is relative infant dose (RID) calculated?
infant dose / maternal dose
What is a relative infant dose value that is considered safe?
Less than 10%
Adverse events of infant dose most often occur in the _____ period, and nearly all occur within the first _____ of life
Neonatal (first 4 weeks of birth)
All occur within the first six months of life
Postpartum analgesia for mom, first choice is ______