Guidelines for Identification and Management of Lead Exposure in Pregnant and Lactating Women

This is a comprehensive source of information on the risks of exposure to lead during pregnancy and lactation. It contains detailed information on sources of lead exposure in adults, and known risks of lead on the mother, developing fetus, and infant. Sample screening tools for assessing possible exposure, and information on management of women found to have elevated lead levels are also included.

CDC, 2010

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Breastfeeding Prenatal Care and Education Risk Assessment

Perinatal Periods:

Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Clinical Guidelines/Expert Recommendations for Providers

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