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Is my medication still ok to take if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding? What about marijuana? Is it ok? These are questions Chris Stallman, a mom just like you, hears every day through her work as a genetic counselor and teratogen information specialist, which is a fancy way of saying she’s an expert in anything a woman might come in contact with and its known risks during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. She’s part of a non-profit service called MotherToBaby and in The MotherToBaby Podcast, she’ll answer your burning questions about what’s ok and what’s not during pregnancy and breastfeeding. No judgment. No topics are off-limits.

Recent Episodes

Maternal Mental Health & Postpartum Depression

What can a pregnant or breastfeeding woman take to control her mental illness? What happens if she leaves it untreated? What are the risks to her developing baby? Host Chris Stallman, CGC, helps provide answers in a Maternal Mental Health...

Marijuana during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Host Chris Stallman, Certified Genetic Counselor, takes questions from moms about the known safety of marijuana products during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, a UC San Diego researcher whose groundbreaking marijuana in breas...

Beauty Products during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Chris Stallman, Certified Genetic Counselor and mom of three, takes questions from moms about the known safety of using beauty products, like lash enhancers, and acne treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Sharon Voyer Lavigne, MS, LGC, is her ...

Are Essential Oils Safe While Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

Chris Stallman, Certified Genetic Counselor, takes questions from moms about the known safety of using essential oils and herbal products during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Alfred Romeo, RN, PhD is her guest expert helping to provide evidence-based an...

MotherToBaby Promo

Is it ok to dye my hair during pregnancy? How about my medication? Is it ok during breastfeeding? Your burning questions about exposures, like medications, beauty products, marijuana, herbal supplements, vaccines and much more during pregnancy and brea...