2018 Spring National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference

111 - Mothers and Medications, Effects on the Neonate

May 4, 2018 3:30pm ‐ May 4, 2018 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00


What medications are women taking? What are the effects on the fetus and neonate? Dr. Witt explores common medications, including psychiatric medications, drugs of abuse, and others that may affect the neonate. Information on identification of teratogens and how drugs are classified is included.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the factors that impact the effects of drugs on the fetus and newborn.
  • Identify recommendations for use of medications for pregnancy and lactation.
  • Discuss possible neonatal outcomes due to common substances used in pregnancy.


  • Catherine Witt, PHD, NNP-BC, Associate Professor, Coordinator, NNP Program, Regis University

Credits Available

Mothers and Medications, Effects on the Neonate Exam

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