Who are we?
The MotherToBaby CA, formerly known as the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line and Clinical Research Program, is a statewide service. Our goal is to promote healthy pregnancies through education and research.
What is Teratology?
Teratology is the study of birth defects caused by exposures during pregnancy.
What services do we provide?
Our service provides FREE information about the following exposures during pregnancy:
- Over the Counter Medications
- Prescription Medications
- Alcohol/Recreational Drugs
- Vaccinations or Immunizations
- Diseases or Infections
- Occupational Exposures
- Paternal Exposures
We also provide information about the effects of medications taken while breastfeeding.
This service is offered to the general public, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, women planning their pregnancy, fathers, physicians, and other health care providers. The information and counseling is provided in a non-directive, and non-judgmental manner.
How do I contact MotherToBaby CA?
To speak with a Teratogen Information Specialist about your questions call: 1-866-626-6847 from anywhere in North America, or email a counselor.
For general inquiries:
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
9500 Gilman Drive #0828 La Jolla, CA 92093-0828
MotherToBaby CA is an affiliate of the international Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS).