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Is my medication still ok to take if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding? What about marijuana? Is it ok?
These are questions Chris Stallman, a mom just like you, hears every day through her work as a genetic counselor and teratogen information specialist, which is a fancy way of saying she's an expert in anything a woman might come in contact with and its known risks during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. She's part of a non-profit service called MotherToBaby and in The MotherToBaby Podcast, she’ll answer your burning questions about what’s ok and what’s not during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
No judgment. No topics are off-limits. Subscribe to The MotherToBaby Podcast and learn more at www.MotherToBaby.org.

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Is my medication still ok to take if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding? What about marijuana? Is it ok?
These are questions Chris Stallman, a mom just like you, hears every day through her work as a genetic counselor and teratogen information specialist, which is a fancy way of saying she's an expert in anything a woman might come in contact with and its known risks during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. She's part of a non-profit service called MotherToBaby and in The MotherToBaby Podcast, she’ll answer your burning questions about what’s ok and what’s not during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
No judgment. No topics are off-limits. Subscribe to The MotherToBaby Podcast and learn more at www.MotherToBaby.org.

    Paternal Exposures in Pregnancy

    Paternal Exposures in Pregnancy

    Teratogen Information Specialist and MotherToBaby New York director, Mark Roth, joins genetic counselor and host Chris Stallman to talk about exposures a father may have and whether they might affect the health of a pregnancy.

    • 16 min
    Bug Repellent, Sunscreen, Sushi & Hair in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

    Bug Repellent, Sunscreen, Sushi & Hair in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

    The MotherToBaby Podcast takes calls from listeners. Chris Stallman, certified genetic counselor and podcast host, answers questions about sunscreen, bug repellent, hair treatments and sushi during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    • 15 min
    Ask the Pharmacist: Mood & Pregnancy

    Ask the Pharmacist: Mood & Pregnancy

    Pharmacist Christy Pratt joins Chris Stallman, certified genetic counselor, to discuss mental health and weighing the risks of medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. 

    • 22 min
    Fertility Treatments and Twin Pregnancies

    Fertility Treatments and Twin Pregnancies

    What do I need to know about fertility treatments? Are there increased risks for birth defects? What should I ask my health care provider when it comes to fertility treatments? Special guest expert Dr. Sarah Običan joins host Chris Stallman, a certified genetic counselor, to address questions the MotherToBaby service gets surrounding fertility treatments.

    • 19 min
    COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

    COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

    The COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out and pregnant and breastfeeding people understandably have questions about getting it. Two teratogen information specialists (experts in exposures in pregnancy and breastfeeding) join host Chris Stallman, CGC to address questions the MotherToBaby service is getting regarding COVID-19 vaccine exposure in pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

    • 23 min
    Alloimmunization in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

    Alloimmunization in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

    Bethany Weathersby of the Allo Hope Foundation joins host Chris Stallman, CGC and guest expert, Nurse Al Romeo of MotherToBaby's Utah affiliate to talk about a rare condition in pregnancy called alloimmunization. 
    Check out Bethany's accompanying guest blog about her journey here: http://bit.ly/allohopeblog

    • 23 min

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