Teratogens are substances found the in the environment that can cause a birth defect. There are many different teratogens, and some are listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
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Online Source: March of Dimeshttp://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1206.asp
Online Source: NIHhttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/birthdefects.html
Online Editor: Andrew Bailey RN BSN M.Ed.
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Date Last Reviewed: 1/28/2010
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