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Whether you’re looking for information on a specific exposure, the latest news about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, brochures or other information to hand out to friends and colleagues, or other resources that are available to you, we’ve got you covered.

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Fact Sheets

The experts behind MotherToBaby have created fact sheets that answer frequently asked questions about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding. MotherToBaby Fact Sheets are available in both English and Spanish and can be downloaded for free.

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Literature for Your Office: MotherToBaby offers FREE brochures, posters, and flyers for your office. To order materials, simply follow the link below and fill out the form.

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Our Partners and Other Resources

MotherToBaby establishes partnerships with organizations that share our interest in the health of moms and babies. We can also refer you to a number of other resources that can provide helpful information about pregnancy, birth defects, and exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

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Zika Central

New information about the Zika virus is constantly changing. This page is updated regularly. Please check back frequently for the latest information and resources surrounding Zika.

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Mental Health and Mom

Mental illness can be a serious medical condition. The highest risk occurs during the childbearing years. This page houses important resources pertaining to various mental health issues and medications to treat them.

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Lead Exposure in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Lead exposure during pregnancy and breastfeeding has affected communities far and wide. This page contains answers to frequently asked questions from the general public as well as health care providers, informative videos and more.

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Mom and Opioids

Pregnant and breastfeeding women are no exception to the population being affected by the opioid epidemic. This page houses important resources for moms and health care providers, such as fact sheets on specific opioids, blogs and a webinar pertaining to opioid exposure.

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Hurricanes & Baby

Are you Pregnant (or Breastfeeding) and Affected by a Hurricane? MotherToBaby experts have answers to your questions.

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Coronaviruses and Pregnancy Statement from MotherToBaby Experts

We know pregnant women are concerned about the newly described coronavirus. MotherToBaby and the CDC are monitoring the situation and will educate people if there is new evidence about a danger from a coronavirus infection that would be specific to the unborn baby. You can find more information on your common questions about the coronavirus […]

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Study Suggests Adalimumab Exposure in Pregnancy Does Not Increase Birth Defects Risk

602 Pregnancies Examined by the Non-Profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists LA JOLLA, CA –A new study conducted by birth defects experts from the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) suggests adalimumab use in pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk for adverse outcomes examined, such as major structural birth defects, spontaneous abortion and […]

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From Climate Change’s Effects in Pregnancy to Gestational Marijuana Use, Top Scientists Present Latest Research

  MotherToBaby, Teratology Society, DNTS Come Together June 22 – 25 in San Diego and Host Facebook Live Event for the Public SAN DIEGO, CA – “It’s an incomparable gathering of experts,” said Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, MotherToBaby President, Teratology Society Past President and Professor of Pediatrics at UC San Diego in reference to the […]

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MotherToBaby Services Temporarily Unavailable for Canadian Residents

In the last few weeks, MotherToBaby, a service of the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), has received a very large number of requests for our services from Canadian residents following the recent closing of the Motherisk service in Toronto. At the present time, we do not have sufficient numbers of MothertoBaby Specialists on staff […]

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Leading Authority in Birth Defects Research and Prevention Launches Podcast for Moms

The MotherToBaby Podcast Is A New ‘Must-Have’ Resource for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms BRENTWOOD, TN – From herbal supplements in pregnancy to marijuana in breastfeeding, “no topic is off-limits,” describes Chris Stallman, a certified genetic counselor and host of the new MotherToBaby Podcast launching May 8, just ahead of Mother’s Day. The episode series will […]

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Birth Defects Experts to Present Free Webinar May 2 on Marijuana Research in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar has already passed, but the recorded version can be seen at the following link: OTIS, Teratology Society, SMFM, NSGC Team Up to Shed Light on Prenatal and Postnatal Marijuana Exposure Effects BRENTWOOD, TN – From plant form to CBD oil, with increasing legalization of marijuana across U.S. states, there comes the […]

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