Tag: medications during pregnancy

Pregnancy Exposure Registries Help Moms-To-Be Share Their Experiences with Medicines

Pregnancy Exposure Registries Help Moms-To-Be Share Their Experiences with Medicines

Are you pregnant and taking medicines? FDA encourages women like you to participate in pregnancy exposure registry studies that track the outcomes of ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Syphilis

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Syphilis

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...

Why is prenatal care so important?

Getting early and regular prenatal care can help you have a healthy and full-term pregnancy. However, a recent report shows that the preterm birth rat ...
What you need to know about birth defects

What you need to know about birth defects

Every 4 ½ minutes in the US, a baby is born with a birth defect. That means that nearly 120,000 (or 1 in every 33) babies are affected by birth defect ...
Depression: symptoms and treatment options

Depression: symptoms and treatment options

Depression is more than just feeling sad. It is a medical condition that affects your thoughts, feelings, and even causes changes to your body. You ma ...
New study looks at link between antidepressants and birth defects

New study looks at link between antidepressants and birth defects

The use of certain antidepressants during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of birth defects, according to a new study. But other antidepress ...