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The Motherisk Helplines and website closed in April 2019. For additional details, view our statement regarding closure of Motherisk Helplines.

Individuals with questions about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding can contact their health-care providers.

SickKids is still accepting referrals to the Motherisk Clinic from health-care providers. The Motherisk Clinic is a specialized referral-only service that assesses the safety of medications and/or substances consumed by pregnant or nursing women and the potential effects on their babies. Health-care providers can continue to send referrals via EpicCareLink.

Alert: The website is currently being operated by a third party and in no way represents SickKids or the former Motherisk Helplines. For additional details, view our update on

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