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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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Birth Defects Experts to Present Free Webinar on Opioids in Pregnancy Jan 24

OTIS Teams Up with Sister Societies to Address Rising Opioid Abuse Trends in Developing Babies BRENTWOOD, TN –“On an almost daily basis I take care of women struggling with opioid addiction or dependency in pregnancy and the post-partum period.” Sarah Obican, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist at the University of South Florida, knows she’s not alone […]

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OTIS AWARDED $6M IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP PREVENT BIRTH DEFECTS

OTIS’ MotherToBaby Network Connects the General Public with Birth Defects Experts BRENTWOOD, TN –“Funding this type of service ultimately means mothers will be better informed and babies will have stronger starts in life,” said Kenneth Lyons Jones, MD, a world-renowned UC San Diego pediatrician, upon receiving notice that the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration […]

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Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy: Researchers Descend on Denver to Discuss Latest Data

Birth Defects Experts, Colorado Chief Medical Officer to Present at OTIS, Teratology Society, DNTS Annual Meeting DENVER, COLORADO—“From exposure during pregnancy to a child’s neurological development, it is an understatement to say the legalization of marijuana has the potential to impact Colorado’s children and families,” said Larry Wolk, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the Colorado […]

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In case you missed it: Free Zika Webinar- Recording April 2017

In case you missed it, MotherToBaby teratogen information specialist Dee Quinn, MS, CGC, presented “Update on Zika Infections in Pregnancy” on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The webinar was hosted by the National Society of Genetic Counselors, a MotherToBaby partner.  A recording of the webinar is now available. It is free and open to the public and can […]

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MotherToBaby and NSGC Present Free Zika Webinar April 4

MotherToBaby teratogen information specialist Dee Quinn, MS, CGC, will present “Update on Zika Infections in Pregnancy” on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11a Pacific/1p Central/ 2p Eastern. The webinar is hosted by the National Society of Genetic Counselors, a MotherToBaby partner. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required at the following […]

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World Birth Defects Day – March 3

March 3rd is World Birth Defects Day and MotherToBaby, along with more than 50 birth defects-related organizations around the world, is helping raise awareness of this critical global issue. The commemorative day not only helps raise awareness of the problem of birth defects, but also the importance of improving prevention strategies and research that will […]

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