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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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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 Pinterest Site

From healthy pregnancy tips, to everything breastfeeding, MotherToBaby has joined the visual platform of Pinterest in an effort to further educate the public about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you’re unfamiliar with Pinterest, the self-described “visual discovery tool” is considered one of the fastest growing social media websites in the world. It primarily uses […]

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Abstaining From Alcohol During Pregnancy Still The Best Choice For Baby

January 7, 2014 – Experts Call Mass Media Misrepresentation Of Recent Alcohol-Related Studies ‘Harmful’. Brentwood, TN – “Children Of Mothers Who Drink Alcohol During Pregnancy ‘Better Behaved,’” and “Pour It Up Pregs,” coupled with images of smiling pregnant women sharing in a wine toast, are just some of the messages flooding news headlines in recent […]

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MotherToBaby GA Featured On Fox Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA- A new OTIS/MotherToBaby affiliate providing expert answers about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, is giving expectant moms in Georgia a peak into the service it provides. Patricia Olney, MS, board certified genetic counselor and teratogen information specialist at MotherToBaby Georgia, was featured in a news segment on Fox Atlanta this […]

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OTIS/Emory Announce ‘MotherToBaby Georgia’ To Serve GA Moms-To-Be

ATLANTA, GA– A new free service, providing expert answers about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, is giving expectant moms in Georgia another reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Emory University School of Medicine announces MotherToBaby Georgia, a free statewide counseling service that connects experts in the field of birth defects research with […]

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MotherToBaby President Speaks About FAS’ Role In The Case Of 12-Year-Old’s Fatal Stabbing

SAN DIEGO, CA – More than a year and a half since the fateful day a 10-year-old El Cajon boy stabbed his 12-year-old playmate to death, his adoptive mother speaks out to raise awareness about his struggles with behavioral issues and how Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) played a role. Along with Dr. Kenneth Lyons Jones, […]

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Reassuring Findings for Mothers Who Have Influenza Vaccine While Pregnant

Researchers from the UC San Diego School of Medicine and Boston University, in collaboration with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), have found evidence of the H1N1 influenza vaccine’s safety during pregnancy. The national study, which was launched shortly after the H1N1 influenza outbreak of 2009, is summarized in two companion papers […]

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