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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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MotherToBaby Launches New Observational Study of Mepolizumab (Nucala®) in Pregnancy

BRENTWOOD, TN – MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies, conducted by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), has launched a new observational study of mepolizumab (Nucala®) in pregnancy, a new medication for the treatment of severe asthma. This study aims to provide crucial information on the safety of this medication in pregnancy by following asthmatic women during […]

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Pregnancy Health Experts Unveil Zika Virus Educational Tools Ahead of World Birth Defects Day

MotherToBaby Creates Zika Fact Sheets, Launches New Media (Scroll down for additional resources, video) BRENTWOOD, TN – As information surrounding the Zika virus continues to evolve, MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), unveils new tools to bring the most accurate, evidence-based information to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Easy-to-understand […]

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‘I Didn’t Know About Iodine:’ Secrets of this Essential Supplement during Pregnancy

By Kiran Thanigasalam, BPharm, MPH, MotherSafe (MotherToBaby’s Australian partner) As Birth Defects Prevention Month came to a close last month, I thought it was crucial I keep the momentum going by talking about Iodine with every patient I come across as a pharmacist and counselor. Why? When planning for baby, you and your prenatal vitamin […]

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From Gastroschisis to Antidepressants and Zika: Time is Ticking Loudly for Pregnant Women

Birth Defects Insights a blog by our partners at the Teratology Society By Sarah Običan, OBGYN, Teratology Society Council Member and member of the MotherToBaby Board of Directors See Dr. Obican’s blog on Linkedin and share it with your professional networks here Where should I even begin? As a physician, I’m concerned. As a scientist, […]

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Free Expert Counseling about Medication Use during Pregnancy Now Just a Click Away

MotherToBaby Connects Public with Health Experts through Unique New Website, Live Chat BRENTWOOD, TN – As January’s National Birth Defects Prevention Month continues to be recognized around the country, MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), launches new digital ways for expectant moms and health care providers to get […]

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AAP Medication Prescribing for Pregnant Women Webinar Featuring MotherToBaby Expert on January 26

In collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, the American Academy of Pediatrics Program to Enhance the Health and Development of Infants and Children (PEHDIC) is offering a free webinar with the aim of educating health care providers about medication safety during pregnancy and […]

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