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Learn about birth defects

Every infant has a 3-5% risk of being born with a birth defect.  Congenital anomalies caused by exposure to maternal medications or other environmental agents are especially important because they are potentially preventable.

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How can the TERIS Database help you?

TERIS is used to better understand the fetal risks associated with exposures to medications and other environmental agents during pregnancy. The information can be used to facilitate clinical decision making and patient counseling. 


TERIS has posted free information on SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy, COVID-19 vaccines and the use of other COVID-related medications in pregnancy.

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TERIS is a non-profit subscription-based service that is used and respected by clinicians and researchers around the globe.