Drugs you take while pregnant may not be as safe as you think

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Allen Mitchell, School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center

A pregnant woman today is far more likely to take medications during pregnancy than her mother did. Use of medications during the first trimester of pregnancy has increased by more than 60 percent over the last three decades in the U.S….

Expert quote:

“The absence of data on safety does not mean that a drug is safe.”

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