Can I dye my hair? Can I get a flu shot? Should I keep taking this medication–should I stop taking this medication? Am I putting my baby at risk of developing a birth defect? Taking care of your baby starts with taking care of yourself–and asking questions is a great place to start.
Episode 8 – Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects
Jennifer is the North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign Coordinator for the western region. Jennifer empowers women, parents and parents-to-be through group education and information sessions about reproductive life planning. She also holds trainings on preconception health topics for healthcare providers across western North Carolina. Jennifer loves helping both men and women understand the value of making and having a plan, not just for a healthy pregnancy, but for a healthy reproductive life.
Lorrie is a teratogen information specialist and the coordinator for MotherToBaby North Carolina. Lorrie’s passion is providing women with the information they need to make informed decisions from beginning to end during their pregnancy journey to help reduce the risk of birth defects.
MotherToBaby is a resource every mom, mom-to-be or parent and parent-to-be should know, use and love. MotherToBaby is available by phone, text, website, online chat, email and even can be downloaded from the app store straight to your Android or Apple device.
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