Where can pregnant and pre-conceptional women go for information on the effects of using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs during pregnancy?

The Department of Health and Senior Services maintains a toll-free informational telephone line with educational and referral information regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy. The number is 1-800-TEL-LINK (1-800-835-5465).

Another resource is the Organization of Teratology Information Service Specialists (OTIS) a free service that provides information about the effects of exposure to substance or diseases that may influence the development of an unborn baby. Call toll-free 1-866-626-6847.

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