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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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In Case You Missed It – Recorded MotherToBaby Pregnancy Registry Two-Part Webinar Series

In case you missed it during January’s Birth Defects Prevention Month, MotherToBaby, in coordination with the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the Teratology Society,  offered a free two-part webinar series for healthcare providers on the importance of pregnancy exposure research, its challenges and the new Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating […]

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MotherToBaby Unveils 5 Effective Ways to Prevent Birth Defects, Offers Free Webinar

‘Best for You. Best for Baby.’ Focus of National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2019 BRENTWOOD, TN – “A baby is born with a birth defect in the United States every 4 ½ minutes. We can change that alarming statistic,” said Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, President of MotherToBaby, a free […]

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New Study Seeks Safety Answers for First-of-Its-Kind Eczema Treatment during Pregnancy

On the heels of National Eczema Awareness Month, MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies has launched their newest study on Dupixent® (dupilumab), an injectable medication used to treat patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. The study will provide information on the safety of Dupixent® when used during pregnancy, and will help […]

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Opioid Resources Unveiled for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Health Providers

Following White House Proclamation, MotherToBaby Offers One-Stop for Latest Information about Opioid Effects on Developing Babies BRENTWOOD, TN –A series of new opioid-specific fact sheets, blogs and a recent webinar are just some of the pregnancy and breastfeeding-related resources unveiled by MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), in response […]

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Recording: Free Webinar on Opioid Abuse in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Webinar Regarding 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 as […]

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OTIS Member Pens Passionate Op-Ed on New Postpartum Mental Illness Law

Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS, a long time OTIS member and perinatal psychiatrist, recently co-authored an op-ed in support of a new Illinois law set to take effect this summer that will address the legal liability women have when they commit criminal acts while suffering from severe postpartum mental illness. The op-ed was published in […]

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