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Pregnancy

8 results found for: Pregnancy

Sodium valproate prescribed to 180 pregnant women in England

Sodium valproate was prescribed to almost 200 pregnant women in England between April 2018 and September 2020, new NHS data shows. 

Pharmacist interventions prevent pregnancy after EHC

Pharmacist interventions result in a significant increase in effective use of a contraceptive pill following emergency hormonal contraception.

Smoking during pregnancy numbers still high

More than one in 10 of all pregnant women still smoking at birth, the NHS has warned.

Flour power

A 12-week public consultation on plans to add folic acid to flour in the UK has started. 

Legs, mums and tums

A new study published in the journal JAMA reaffirms that it is not healthy to gain excessive weight during pregnancy.

Teetotal in pregnancy reaffirmed

No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during any stage of pregnancy, a recent study in the journal Chaos has reaffirmed.

Mental health support ramps up

New and expectant mothers across the UK now have access to specialist mental health care in the area they live, says the NHS.

Fluconazole should be avoided during pregnancy

Maternal exposure to just one dose of oral fluconazole during pregnancy may increase the risk of spontaneous abortion



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