Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions about Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Exposures
Our Fact Sheets answer frequently asked questions about many common exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, including medications, recreational substances, cosmetic treatments, health conditions, infections, vaccines, and more. Available in English and Spanish, our Fact Sheets summarize available scientific information on whether women and their developing babies are at risk because of an exposure in their environment. Our Fact Sheets are meant for general information purposes and should not replace the advice of your healthcare provider.
Quick, easy-to-understand information on 250+ exposures and how they may impact pregnancy or breastfeeding
Fact sheets are listed below by category of exposure. All medications are listed by generic name. To locate the generic name of your medication, look for the ‘Active Ingredient’ listed on your medication bottle or packaging. Generic names can also commonly be found in parentheses after the medication’s brand name.
Our experts are constantly authoring and updating our database of Fact Sheets. If our current collection does not include an exposure of interest to you, or if you have additional questions after reading a Fact Sheet, please contact our team so we can address your exposure.