This article uses information from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
1Women should not take certain medications while pregnant, including some acne treatments and dietary and herbal supplements.
2Adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle can lower your risk of developing gestational diabetes.
3Drinking too much can lead to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. This can cause abnormal facial features, a small head, poor coordination, intellectual disabilities, and problems with the heart, kidneys, or bones.
4Along with alcohol, smoking can increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).