Lactational transfer of volatile chemicals in breast milk.

  title={Lactational transfer of volatile chemicals in breast milk.},
  author={Jeffrey Fisher and Deirdre A. Mahle and Laurie A. Bankston and Robert J. Greene and John Gearhart},
  journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal},
  volume={58 6},
Lactational transfer of chemicals to nursing infants is a concern for occupational physicians when women who are breast-feeding return to the workplace. Some work environments, such as paint shops, have atmospheric contamination from volatile organic chemicals (VOCs). Very little is known about the extent of exposure a nursing infant may receive from the… CONTINUE READING