Infant exposure to chemicals in breast milk in the United States: what we need to learn from a breast milk monitoring program.

@article{Lakind2001InfantET,
  title={Infant exposure to chemicals in breast milk in the United States: what we need to learn from a breast milk monitoring program.},
  author={Judy S Lakind and Cheston M. Berlin and Daniel Q. Naiman},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={2001},
  volume={109},
  pages={75 - 88}
}
The presence of environmental chemicals in breast milk has gained increased attention from regulatory agencies and groups advocating women's and children's health. As the published literature on chemicals in breast milk has grown, there remains a paucity of data on parameters related to infant exposure via breast-feeding, particularly those with a time-dependent nature. This information is necessary for performing exposure assessments without heavy reliance on default assumptions. Although most… CONTINUE READING

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