Painkillers While Pregnant Could Affect Fertility Of Unborn Child, Study Says


EXCERPT: Many studies from recent years have started to examine the potential long-term effects of taking certain painkillers during pregnancy. After conducting tests on human tissues, researchers from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom have found that painkillers taken by pregnant women may affect their unborn child's fertility later in life. [...] "We would encourage women to think carefully before taking painkillers in pregnancy and to follow existing guidelines — taking the lowest possible dose for the shortest time possible," said Dr. Rod Mitchell who led the research...


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