• Welcome to bumps

    Information for women and their families on use of medicines in pregnancy


    From  the UK Teratology Information Service








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  • Support for health care providers

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  • bumps information leaflets

    Summaries of the scientific studies on use of medicines and chemicals in pregnancy


    Freely available, reliable, up-to-date

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    Contribute to what is known about medicines used in pregnancy

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Welcome to bumps

This website is dedicated to providing women and their families with reliable and accurate information about use of a medicine (or medicines) in pregnancy.

bumps is a not-for-profit organisation provided by the UK Teratology Information Service (UKTIS), hosted by the Newcastle upon Tyne hospital NHS Foundation Trust and funded by Public Health England on behalf of the UK Health Departments.

We hope you find the information you are looking for, if not, please complete our feedback form and let us know how we can improve our website.


Information leaflets - New/updated:

Use of warfarin

Drinking alcohol

Use of amitriptyline

Use of tricyclic antidepressants

Use of vitamin D supplements


Thank you to all members of the public, patient support groups and health care professionals for your continued support and encouraging feedback.

bumps leaflets are freely available and are based on the same scientific information we use to advise health care professionals. We analyse all the relevant scientific studies that are available, not just the most recent ones. 

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