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Risks to Pregnancy

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.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Online Resources page in this website for an Internet address that may contain additional information on that topic.

Last reviewed: 6/26/2011