Lithium and Pregnancy—III, Lithium Ingestion by Children Breast-Fed by Women on Lithium TreatmentBr Med J 1973; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5859.138 (Published 21 April 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:138
- M. Schou,
- 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.