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CDC Jan 22
Pregnant women who get vaccinated pass antibodies to their babies. That means when you get vaccines during pregnancy, you aren’t just protecting yourself—you are giving your baby some early protection too. See what CDC recommends: .
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CDC Jan 27
There’s no safe time during pregnancy to drink alcohol. Alcohol can cause problems throughout pregnancy, so it’s important to stop drinking alcohol when you start trying to get pregnant.
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HHS.gov Jan 9
Moms-to-be: You have the power to protect yourself and your baby against preventable diseases! recommends all pregnant women receive the flu shot during any trimester & whooping cough shot in the 3rd trimester of each pregnancy.
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Nine Months Matter Jan 22
A6: Go alcohol-free all pregnancy – it’s simply the . Your family and friends will cheer to that!
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CDC Jan 9
Neural tube defects are serious birth defects of a baby’s brain & spine. Taking a multivitamin with is one way to ⬇️ your chance of having a baby with one of these conditions. Learn other steps you can take: .
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CDC Tobacco Free Jan 15
Help protect your growing baby from certain birth defects by quitting smoking while you are pregnant. This learn how you can quit smoking at .
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CDC Jan 14
Baby on the brain? Pay your doc a visit! Creating a treatment plan for your health condition before getting pregnant can help keep you & your developing baby healthy.
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NIOSH Jan 30
Be aware of hazards that can lead to reproductive health problems.
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CDC Injury Center Jan 23
use during can affect women and their babies. This Nat'l Birth Defects Prevention Month can take a self-paced training module to learn about safer opioid prescribing.
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CDC_NCBDDD Jan 31
Thanks for helping us recognize National Birth Defects Prevention Month! January is almost over, but you can share your personal story with birth defects with us year-round: .
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ADM Brett P. Giroir Jan 15
Good advice to reduce birth defects: don’t drink alcohol or use non-prescribed drugs, don’t smoke tobacco or marijuana, and do take your prenatal vitamins and get good prenatal care!
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Show Your Love Jan 22
A common misconception is that if you feel well and manage your health, you can skip your annual visit. False. Regular check-ups help you stay on top of your health and discuss any changes in goals or concerns with your health provider.
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SBS at Fairbanks School of Public Health Jan 17
The Indiana State Department of Health put out a toolkit to help women have the best pregnancy they can. Check it out :
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Center for Better Beginnings Jan 22
A4: Pregnancy Studies coordinated by are observational studies looking at the effects of medications that are taken during pregnancy. Learn more about this effort at .
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Salud America! Jan 22
Mothers’ weight, physical activity, and healthy eating habits before and during pregnancy play a big role in their baby's immediate and future health!
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MotherToBabyUT Jan 21
Learn the "5 Tips for Birth Defects Prevention" in the latest Podcast episode featuring two new moms from .
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HendricksHealthDept Jan 24
Making healthy choices now is important for you, but can also be important for the children you may have one day. Not all birth defects can be prevented, but there are steps you can take to help have a healthy pregnancy.
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Mountainside Medical Center Jan 14
Planning for a baby is an exciting time. Give your child a healthy start by getting 400 micrograms of folic acid daily and see your caregiver regularly. You can create a plan before/during pregnancy to make sure you and your baby are as healthy as possible!
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Oregon MCH Jan 29
Every effort you make to stop drinking alcohol and using drugs will help your baby be healthy. If you need help quitting, you're not alone. Call 211 for more info. Oregon WIC Oregon Environmental Public Health Tracking 211info
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AR Center for Birth Defects Feb 14
Roses are red, Violets are blue, We love what we do, To protect babies and moms too!
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