Many external factors, including alcohol, drugs, smoke, high temperatures, radiation exposure, and high altitudes, can pose a serious threat to a developing fetus. Listed in the directory below, you will find information that covers some potential hazards, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Alcohol and Pregnancy
Smoking and Pregnancy
Illegal Drug Use and Pregnancy
Medications and Pregnancy
Medical Conditions and Pregnancy
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