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Lithium and Pregnancy—III, Lithium Ingestion by Children Breast-Fed by Women on Lithium Treatment

Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: (Published 21 April 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:138
  1. M. Schou,
  2. A. Amdisen


    Children breast-fed by women on lithium treatment ingested lithium with the milk. Their serum lithium concentration was one-third to one-half the concentration in the nursing women's serum. Bottle-feeding should be considered for children of women on lithium treatment.