Perceptions on pregnancy & medication

Being pregnant can be a challenging time for any woman, but some face more obstacles than others. Around 10% of women face serious medical conditions requiring treatment during pregnancy, yet we are lacking sufficient information about the implications of medication use on mother and child. Because perception and misconceptions have a strong role in this issue, we polled visitors of…

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Are doctors too afraid to treat pregnant women?

A leading figure in the battle to increase awareness about treating pregnant women, Dr. Gideon Koren believes urgent changes are needed in the field. He is the founder of Motherisk, an organization providing information and counseling on pregnancy and medication, staff pediatrician at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and professor at the University of Toronto. The Pregnancy &…

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