About the Guide

Welcome to the new electronic edition of the Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide. This website provides guidance for doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives, and other healthcare professionals when selecting suitable treatment options for women during pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

The Women's Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide (PBMG) contains the following key features:

General information 






Last Updated: 19 July 2016

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Summarises key findings and provides detailed, practical recommendations on the use of medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding to support the clinical decision making process

All available information is fully referenced; peer reviewed and is constantly updated.

Downloadable medicine fact sheets for patients

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Practical recommendations

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) pregnancy categories and manufacturer’s product information are sometimes difficult to interpret. The Women’s PBMG has developed a series of practical recommendations for medicines used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.