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Women with high blood pressure (hypertension) during early pregnancy are more likely to have babies born with major birth defects, regardless of their use of prescribed medications to control the condition.
Experts say that women who smoke while pregnant should be aware that they are increasing the chance their baby will be born malformed.
March of Dimes Urges Women to Quit Smoking to Save Babies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To dispel any uncertainty about the serious harm caused by smoking to babies and pregnant women, the first-ever comprehensive systematic review of all studies over the past 50 years has established clearly that maternal smoking causes a range of serious birth defects including heart defects, missing/deformed limbs, clubfoot, gastrointestinal disorders, and facial disorders...
The group looked at 60,650 singletons in a common Nordic database from ART registers in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden and compared these to a control group of 360,022 naturally conceived (NC) singletons.
Professor Michael Davies will tell the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday) that the "vanishing twin" phenomenon, in which only one child is born from a pregnancy that originally starts as a multiple pregnancy, is linked to a nearly two-fold increased risk in any congenital malformation and to a nearly three-fold risk of multiple malformations.
Nearly 75 percent of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are women who first shows signs of the disease in early adulthood.
Canadian researchers have found that maternal multiple sclerosis (MS) is generally not associated with adverse delivery outcomes or risk to their offspring.
New research reveals another reason moms-to-be may want to quit smoking.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) links Topamax® to cleft lip and cleft palate. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 The U.S.
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