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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Examples of Teratogens
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)
Examples of Non-Teratogenic Agents: Spermicides, Acetaminophen, Prenatal Vitamins, Using a Microwave to Cook Food
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