Pregnancy Risk Network of New York

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Pregnancy Risk Network is a free telephone information service for women, men, and healthcare professionals in New York State and is funded by the New York State Department of Health.

Pregnancy Risk Network provides evidence-based information and risk assessment about exposures that may affect pregnancy or breastfeeding. These exposures can include prescription or over-the-counter medications, illicit substances or substances of abuse, infectious diseases and other environmental agents.

Accurate, up-to-date information enables patients and health care professionals to make informed treatment choices, reduces the risk of birth defects, improves birth outcomes, and reduces the number of unnecessary termination of pregnancies.

We can answer your questions about reproductive exposures when planning a pregnancy, when there’s been exposure during pregnancy, or when medication is necessary to treat a condition during pregnancy. We also provide information about reproductive effects of exposures to men.

This information is offered to support women, their families and health professionals who are dealing with questions or anxiety about pregnancy or breast-feeding exposures.