Pregnancy Drug Dangers (cont.)

For more information

You can find out more about pregnancy and medicines from the National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC) at (800) 994-9662 or these organizations:

Food and Drug Administration
Phone Number(s): (888) 463-6332 (Consumer Information)
Internet Address: http://www.fda.gov

Food and Drug Administration
Office of Women's Health
General Information about Pregnancy Exposure Registries
Internet Address: http://www.fda.gov/womens/registries/default.htm

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Internet Address: http://www.nichd.nih.gov

Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR)
National Institutes of Health
Internet Address: http://cerhr.niehs.nih.gov

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Phone Number(s): (800) 762-2264 x 192 (for publications requests only)
Internet Address: http://www.acog.org

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Phone Number(s): (914) 997-4488
Internet Address: http://www.modimes.org

Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS)
Phone Number(s): (866) 626-6847
Internet Address: http://www.otispregnancy.org

Medications and Mothers' Milk 2006 by Thomas W. Hale, RPh, PhD. Hale Publishing, 2006.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2008


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