Task force on research specific to pregnant and lactating women

John J. Byrne, Alexander M. Saucedo, Catherine Y. Spong

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The Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women was established by the 21st Century Cures Act and charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on activities related to identifying and addressing gaps in knowledge and research on safe and effective therapies for pregnant women and lactating women, including the development of, collaboration on, and coordination of such activities. The Task Force developed 15 recommendations based on information gleaned during four meetings and a public comment period. These recommendation include concrete actionable items to facilitate information and data for providers and the public.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number151226
JournalSeminars in Perinatology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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