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Too Much Tylenol During Pregnancy Could Affect Development

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A new study done by the School of Pharmacy at the University of Oslo in Norway suggests frequent use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may be linked to poorer communication, poorer language skills, and behavior problems in children.

“Our findings suggest that (acetaminophen) might not be as harmless as we think,” Ragnhild Eek Brandlistuen said.

She and her coauthors studied 48,000 Norwegian children whose mothers answered survey questions about their medication use at weeks 17 and 30 of pregnancy, and again six months after giving birth.

They found no development problems tied to ibuprofen.

To read the article yourself click HERE

 

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Author: Emily Schmidt

Chiropractic Assistant and Secretary for Dr. Joan

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