Community Information Database
|General Agency Information|
|Alternate Name(s):||CTIS Pregnancy Health Information Line |
Mother to Baby California
|Address:||9500 Gilman Dr. MC#0828|
La Jolla, CA 92093-0828
|Description:||The MotherToBaby CA, formerly known as the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line and Clinical Research Program, is a statewide service. Our goal is to promote healthy pregnancies through education and research.
Our service provides FREE information about the following exposures during pregnancy:
Over the Counter Medications
Vaccinations or Immunizations
Diseases or Infections
We also provide information about the effects of medications taken while breastfeeding.
ELIGIBILITY: This service is offered to the general public, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, women planning their pregnancy, fathers, physicians, and other health care providers. The information and counseling is provided in a non-directive, and non-judgmental manner.
|Mission:||MotherToBaby CA’s mission is two-fold: education and research. Our goal is the elimination of preventable birth defects through the promotion of healthy pregnancies.|
|Programs:||Our community education and outreach activities include participation in health fairs, medical conferences and other community events.
MotherToBaby CA is frequently asked to speak at community groups or organizations on teratogens and their effects on the developing fetus. Our available speakers are Teratogen Information Specialists, a prenatal epidemiologist or a physician. The speaker format generally includes a 45-minute to 1-hour presentation on the requested topic followed by audience questions. The presentation may include lecture, slides or videos, depending on the topic discussed. Literature is available for participants to take home.
Contact us to find out how to schedule a speaker for your community event or staff in-service.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Not Applicable|
|Public Transportation:||Not Applicable|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
Christina D. Chambers, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Kenneth Lyons Jones, M.D.
|This record last modified December 26, 2015|