2nd Baby Born to a Kratom-Using Mom Has Withdrawal

A second baby exposed to kratom during his mother's pregnancy may signal a broader trend among pregnant women toward seeking alternatives to opioid painkillers, a study author says.
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Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here.
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To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren't included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety evidence, too.(Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)
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Maternal use of medicines targeting neurotransmitter systems is unlikely to directly affect the risk of autism spectrum disorder in offspring, the authors of a study published in JAMA Psychiatry have concluded.
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Publication date: Available online 10 December 2018Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of DiseaseAuthor(s): Md. Wasim Khan, Medha Priyadarshini, Jose Cordoba-Chacon, Thomas C. Becker, Brian T. LaydenAbstractHexokinase domain containing 1, a recently discovered putative fifth hexokinase, is hypothesized to play key roles in glucose metabolism. Specifically, during pregnancy in a recent genome wide association study (GWAS), a strong correlation between HKDC1 and 2-h plasma glucose in pregnant women from different ethnic backgrounds was shown. Our earlier work also reported diminished glucose toleran...
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MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- From 2012 to 2016, there was a 61 percent increase in syphilis cases among pregnant women, with no traditional behavioral risk factors reported among half of these women, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in...
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MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- Chronic opioid use during pregnancy that causes neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is associated with smaller neonatal head circumference (HC), according to a study published online Dec. 10 in Pediatrics. Craig V. Towers,...
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MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- Infants born addicted to opioids may be more likely to have smaller heads that might hinder their development, new research suggests. " Babies chronically exposed to opiates [during pregnancy] had a head size about a...
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No, it's not because her pregnancy test has come back negative, because she is still in her 2ww, and hasn't got her result as yet . It's because she's been very disillusioned and disappointed by the quality of medical care which she has received during her IVF treatment.Her IVF doctor has not shared any information with her - in fact, she hasn't even seen the same doctor twice ! The only time she met the doctor was at the time of the first consultation, when everyone was very sweet, and wanted her to pay her fees, so they could start her treatment as soon as possible . Sadly, they were more interested in collecting her fee...
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