Children's Health and Wellness

Pregnancy and Medications

Talk to your doctor before using any medication while you're pregnant. More than 90 percent of prescriptions that have come on the market since 1980 haven't been adequately screened to ensure they don't cause birth defects, according to a report in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Print Source: Vitality magazine
Online Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology journalhttp://www.medical-library.org/j_obg.htm
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 2/22/2005
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