Risks to Pregnancy

There are many external factors, including alcohol, drugs, smoke, high temperatures, radiation exposure, and high altitudes that 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.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Pregnancy & Childbirth Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.

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