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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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Are you Pregnant (or Breastfeeding) and Affected by a Hurricane? MotherToBaby experts have answers to your questions.

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MotherToBaby Calls Recent NY Times Antidepressant Story ‘Incomplete,’ ‘Weak’

BRENTWOOD, TN – Experts at MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), call the recent New York Times article suggesting use of antidepressants during pregnancy is more harmful than previously thought “incomplete” and “weak.” The story takes a strong stance suggesting depression treatments during pregnancy may lead to more […]

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FASD Awareness: Alcohol During Pregnancy Still Affecting 40,000 Babies Each Year

MotherToBaby is joining the cause to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant as September’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Month kicks off. It is estimated that 40,000 babies are born each year with FASDs, which describe a range of effects that can happen to a fetus when a woman drinks […]

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MotherToBaby UT Marks 30th Anniversary With 230,000th Call

(Salt Lake City, UT) – For three decades, the Pregnancy Risk Line’s (PRL) MotherToBaby service has helped mothers and health care providers keep babies safe during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. On May 30, the program celebrates 30 years of service and will take its 230,000th call, give or take a few. The experts at MotherToBaby […]

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MotherToBaby Utah Hosts Webinar On Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco In Pregnancy

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – A webinar aimed at educating the public, as well as health care providers, about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs of abuse (ATOD) and their effects during pregnancy is now available for free viewing. Julia Robertson, CPM, and Alfred Romeo, RN, PhD of MotherToBaby Utah, also known as the Pregnancy Risk […]

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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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