Experts at MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), call the recent New York Times article suggesting antidepressants during pregnancy is more harmful than previously thought “incomplete” and “weak.”Read more
IBD, Pregnancy, and The Burning Question: ‘Will My Baby Be O.K.?’
By Beth Kiernan, MPH, Interviewer & Teratogen Information Specialist, MotherToBaby
Ask your prescribing doctor or the pharmacist about the research on your Crohn’s Disease medication in pregnancy, or call MotherToBaby at our toll-free number 877-311-8972 and ask to speak with a counselor.
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 […]Read more
MotherToBaby expert, Sonia Alvarado, answers top questions surrounding whooping cough and the pertussis vaccine during pregnancy. For a personalized risk assessment, call MotherToBaby toll-FREE at 866-626-6847. MotherToBaby is a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS).Read more
By Pat Olney, MS, CGC, Pregnancy Risk Specialist, MotherToBaby Georgia One day in early June I received a frantic call from a woman who had first called Georgia’s Poison Control Center worried about the agent used to treat her varicose veins. She thought that she did the right thing by postponing her treatment until after […]Read more