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mimiharris

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    Michelle
  • Last name
    Harris
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    RN
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    Kaweah Delta Medical Center
  • Location
    Visalia, CA.
  1. Hale lists it as an L4 (Limited Data-Possibly Hazardous). The population I counsel are breastfeeding mothers of high-risk NICU infants. Along with the potential harmful effects of cannabis, I discuss how being in an altered state (with any drug) can potentially effect their parenting skills. It's tricky because many mothers respond, "But, it's legal" (here in California). In this area (San Joaquin Valley) there's a perception of legality=safety. Michelle Harris, BSN, PHN, RNC-NIC Developmental Nurse, NICU Certified Lactation Counselor Kaweah Delta Medical Center 400 W. Mineral King Ave. Visalia, CA. 93291 559 624 2476 miharris@kdhcd.org Drug Details for: CANNABIS Trade Names: Drug Type:Sedative, hallucinogen, antiemetic Usual Dose: Lactation Risk Category: L4 - Limited Data-Possibly Hazardous Relative Infant Dose: Side Effects:Sedation, fatigue, hallucinations, increased sensory perception, poor memory, seizures, tachycardia, dry mouth, constipation, changes in menstrual cycle, inhibition of platelet aggregation, weakness, changes in motor coordination.[1] Possible decreased milk production. Alternative Meds: T1/2:25-57 hours Oral Bioavailability:4-12% MW:314
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