Monthly Archives: November 2013

Over-The-Counter And Prescription Medications May Affect Your Developing Fetus

When you are pregnant, you count on your doctor to advise you regarding which medications are safe for you to take and which ones may negatively affect your baby.  Even substances that you would normally consider innocuous, such as herbal teas and natural dietary supplements, may be dangerous to take...
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Birth Defects Caused by Sexually Transmitted Infection

You may be aware that certain viral and bacterial infections can be passed from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy, delivery or breastfeeding. This is why screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is routine for all mothers during pregnancy. Expectant mothers should also be aware that they could contract...
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