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Too Much of a Good Thing

The Question: Does use of high doses of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy cause any adverse effects? The Study: The folic acid intake-both from diet and supplements-was determined for...
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Prenatal Lead Levels

The Question: What is the effect of prenatal lead exposure on a child’s mental development? The Study: In this study from Japan, maternal blood levels were measured during the...
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Antidepressants and Breastfeeding

The Question: Should pregnant women continue to take their antidepressant medicine while breastfeeding? The Study: Researchers in Australia analyzed data on 368 Danish women who were taking antidepressants prior...
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