Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Provider: National Agricultural Library/US Food and Drug Administration
Descriptions: This website from the Food and Drug Administration and the National Agricultural Library is a starting point to a wealth of information on food and nutrition from governmental, professional and educational sources.
Keywords: allergy, consumer health, diabetes, diet, dietary supplements, education, food safety, general health, infant, nutrition, obesity, prenatal care, social services
Provider: National Library of Medicine
Contents: full text, mobile access, patient education
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: Residing within TOXNET, this is a peer-reviewed reference tool to help patients and healthcare professionals answer questions about drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, whether prescription, over-the-counter or illicit. Information is focused on the possible effects for lactating mothers and breastfed infants and includes links to related and/or alternate drugs. These detailed articles include references, chemical structure and registry numbers, and drug classification.
Keywords: breastfeeding, drug metabolism, drugs, infant, lactation, women
Provider: Georgetown University
Descriptions: The MCH Library develops knowledge paths, bibliographies, and other information resources. It is provided by the Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library, one of six Georgetown University libraries. This gateway site offers a compilation of maternal-child health information updated frequently, and also offers paths to information available from other websites. A Community Services Locator feature guides users to sources of support for mothers and children on the local level, in areas like child care, education and special needs, family and parenting issues, health, and financial support.
Keywords: consumer health, general health, genetics, infant, lactation, neonatal, news, portal, prenatal care, public health, spanish, wellness, women