Stress worsens effects of toxic chemical exposure in pregnancy
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that stress can worsen the effects to the unborn baby from toxic chemical exposure in pregnancy.
Delighted at the thought of starting a family, Megan, 23, from Belfast, was later diagnosed with a molar pregnancy after experiencing heavy vaginal bleeding at 10-and-a-half weeks.
Valproate will no longer be given to girls and women of childbearing age unless they sign a consent form.
LONDON (Reuters) - A Sanofi drug for epilepsy and bipolar disorder linked to thousands of birth defects has been banned in Britain for use in women or girls of child-bearing age, unless they are on a special pregnancy prevention program.
Ravinder Anand-Ivell, Arieh Cohen, Bent N ørgaard-Pedersen, Bo A. G. Jönsson, Jens-Peter Bonde, David M. Hougaard, Christian H. Lindh, Gunnar Toft, Morten S. Lindhard, Richard Ivell
The findings from a study of 51,000 mothers and infants in Norway call into question NHS guidelines which say expectant mothers can safely consume up to two cups of coffee a day.
New rules don ’ t explicitly exclude teaching about contraception and protected sex, but favor “ sexual risk avoidance ” and don ’ t require as rigorous evidence of efficacy.
Most pregnant women know to avoid certain foods and drinks, such as raw meat and alcohol. But a new study lends weight to the notion that a high intake of caffeinated substances may also be detrimental to a baby's health.
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MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- There's new evidence that even moderate amounts of caffeine consumed by a mom-to-be might affect her child's weight years later. The overall effect was small -- an average of an extra pound by age 8. But children of women...
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