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Treating for Two: Pregnancy and Medicine

Almost every pregnant woman will face a decision about taking medicines before and during pregnancy. However, not all medicines are safe to take during pregnancy. Some medicines may cause birth defects, pregnancy loss, prematurity, infant death, or developmental disabilities. Treating for Two is a program that aims to improve the health of women and babies by identifying the safest treatment options for common conditions before, during, and after pregnancy. Read More

FDA Women’s Health and Pregnancy Resources

Having a baby can be a joyous time.The FDA has lots of resources to help you make good choices about medicines, foods, and other products for you and your baby. Read More

Vaccines and Pregnancy

You probably know that when you are pregnant, you share everything with your baby. That means when you get vaccines, you aren’t just protecting yourself—you are giving your baby some early protection too. Read More

The Zika Virus

Did you know the Zika virus can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus, or that there is no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat Zika virus? If you’re pregnant or considering becoming pregnant, make sure you have the information you need. Read More

Alcohol and Pregnancy

Alcohol use during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), which are physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that last a lifetime. Read More

Substance Abuse and Pregnancy

Learn about substance use during pregnancy and CDC activities to address this important health topic. Read More

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

A wonderful resource that covers a wide range of women’s health topics. Read More