ABM Position Statement on Breastfeeding
ABM Physician Education Statement
ABM Position Statement on Mothers in Workplace Employment or Educational Settings
These protocols serve only as guidelines for the care of breastfeeding mothers and infants and do not delineate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as standards of medical care. Variations in treatment may be appropriate according to the needs of an individual patient.
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Translated protocols that appear here [on the ABM website] have undergone a rigorous two-way translation to provide complete accuracy. Please be aware that translations that appear elsewhere, such as on other websites, are not 'official' ABM translations and ABM cannot assure their accuracy.
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Instructions for Authors
Procedure for Protocol Development
Quality of Evidence
For corrections to Protocols 3, 7 & 8, click below:
Corrections to Published ABM Clinical Protocols
ABM Clinical Protocols are now readily available through the National Guideline Clearinghouse website. Visit www.guideline.gov
Note: Most protocols below are available as pdf files, viewable with Adobe Reader.