Bilingual MotherToBaby fact sheets are now included in the prestigious National Library of Medicine

Non-profit organization’s expertise recognized as leading resource on exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The nonprofit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), through its public service, MotherToBaby, now contributes to the prestigious National Library of Medicine (NLM) where over 250 of its specialist bilingual (English/Spanish) fact sheets can be found on medications, vaccines, diseases, herbal supplements, occupational exposures and more during pregnancy and pregnancy. feeding with milk.

MotherToBaby provides information about exposures before and during pregnancy as well as traditional breastfeeding through its toll-free helpline 866-626-6847, texting service 855-999-3525, and website http://www. .MotherToBaby.org, where the public can live chat or email an expert. “This is just one more way to ensure that pregnant women and healthcare providers have access to reliable, up-to-date, research-based information so they can make more informed decisions during pregnancy. reproductive journey or in case of adoption,” said Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, former president of MotherToBaby and professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego. “Being part of the NLM is a testament to the reliability of our resources. We are honored to be contributors.”

For more than 200 years, “The National Library of Medicine has been a partner in biological discovery, decision-making in clinical care, and healthcare choices in everyday life,” according to its website. The NLM includes tools for health information and biomedical literature, such as PubMed. MotherToBaby fact sheets through the NLM are available at public and hospital libraries as well as schools and clinics. It is also available at the following link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK582980/

Learn more about OTIS and MotherToBaby

The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) is a professional scientific society of individuals engaged in the assessment of pregnancy and lactation risks resulting from environmental exposures. Members include, but are not limited to, specialists in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, genetics, dysmorphology, perinatal epidemiology, teratology, teratology behavioral, pharmacy, genetic counseling, nursing, midwifery, maternal and child health, public health and includes experts who provide MotherToBaby services and researchers who conduct studies on MotherToBaby pregnancy. MotherToBaby is a suggested resource from many federal agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). MotherToBaby is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a total award $6,000,000 with a zero percentage funded by non-governmental sources. The contents of this release are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views or endorsement of HRSA, HHS or the US Government. To learn more about MotherToBaby and OTIS, please visit http://www.MotherToBaby.org.

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