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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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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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Zika Virus and Pregnancy Answers

by the MotherToBaby Public Affairs Committee UPDATED STATEMENT AS OF FEBRUARY 4, 2016 MotherToBaby Experts Offer Evidence-Based Information about Zika Virus during Pregnancy On February 1, 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared “A Global Public Health Emergency” over the Zika virus, due to its suspected ability to cause microcephaly in unborn babies (1). The Centers […]

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Vaping During Pregnancy: Lesser of Two Evils or Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Birth Defects Insights a blog by our partners at the Teratology Society By John Rogers, PhD, Teratology Society Past President “County May Restrict Vaping,” “Vaping Burns Hole In Dad’s LUNGS After E-Cigarette Spits Molten Nicotine Into His Throat,” and, perhaps one of the most disturbing, “Lab Tests Reveal Popular E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Harmful Chemicals.” These […]

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MotherToBaby Weighs in On Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy

Brentwood, TN – A recent study that is getting a lot of attention about antidepressants (AD) and a possible link to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), may be bringing about worry and confusion among moms-to-be, according to MotherToBaby experts who study a variety of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. “Questions are coming in to us, so […]

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Expert Info During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Now Available Via Text

MotherToBaby Launches Unique ‘Text Counseling’ for Reliable Info About Exposure Risks to Baby BRENTWOOD, TN – As the world prepares to recognize Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day on September 9th, MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), launches a way for expectant moms to have free expert […]

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Webinar – Presented by Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones

On Wednesday, June 17 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT, a webinar on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome will be presented by Kenneth Lyons Jones, MD, Chief of the Division of Dysmorphology/Teratology at the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego. This webinar will provide a retrospective look at 40 years of the […]

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Experts Call Unhealthy Behaviors Among Pregnant Teens ‘Huge’ Problem

BRENTWOOD, TN – May 13, 2015 – MotherToBaby Aims To Curb Trend Through New Partnership With ‘Healthy Teen Network’ Drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy that leads to serious birth defects is something health care providers have often warned the general public about, but the message often struggles to reach pregnant teens – until now. […]

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