“...the resource that lactation consultants live by – and the nurse managers who support them will swear by. Hale’s makes the job easier for all of us on the health care team whose goal is to support safe breastfeeding.”
-- Angela Love-Zaranka --

Keep Mothers Breastfeeding. Keep Babies Healthy

  • Search, print and share drug information with breastfeeding mothers, healthcare professionals and pharmacists
  • Give mothers peace of mind that the drugs they are taking are safe

Access 1,300+ Drugs with Easy-to-Understand Lactation Risk Categories

  • Search up-to-date drug information on over 1,300 drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes
  • Includes herbals, prescription, OTC, and street drugs such as ibuprofen, doxycycline, oxycodone and more

Information You Can Trust

  • Updated by renowned perinatal pharmacologist, Dr. Thomas W. Hale, Ph.D.
  • The most current and up-to-date resource available on medications impact to the infant through breastfeeding mothers
HalesMeds Briggs Lactmed
Updated Regularly Every 3 years Regularly
Lactation Risk Categories (LRC) Yes No No
Access Web/App/Print Print Web
Salient Fields of Information Up to 20 Up to 10 Up to 6
Drug Entries 1,300+ 1,200 1,000