MotherToBaby Blog: When Measles Strike, It’s Not The Happiest Place On Earth For Pregnant Women

In this month's MotherToBaby Blog, "When Measles Strike, It’s Not The Happiest Place On Earth For Pregnant Women," teratogen information specialist, Ms. Sonia Alvarado, explains what research shows us are the risks associated with this disease. She also talks about the best time to get vaccinated and if the vaccine can be given to breastfeeding women. Click HERE to see the full article.

MotherToBaby, a service of the nonprofit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), is dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. 

The Teratology Society partners with the OTIS through joint sessions at our annual meetings as well as a shared interest in public health issues for expectant mothers. This includes responding to public inquiries about exposures of concern. To educate the public, the experts behind MotherToBaby have created a Baby Blog to address frequently asked questions about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding.  

 

 

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