Posts Tagged Under: Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Depression

Did you know …..

that a recent research undertaken at the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol (UK) has shown that when a mother suffers from Depression during pregnancy influences the child’s future mental balance ?

They studied a sample of 120 young women. Children were studied at birth, at 4, 11 and 16 years old. That research found that there was more children with antisocial behavior and a depressive mother during pregnancy than in the rest of the population of those ages.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)

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Anxiety Drugs and Pregnancy (English)

Did you know that…..
In pregnancy the use of drugs, especially during the first trimester, may increase the risk of cleft lip and palate and intrauterine growth retardation ?

Using these drugs to relive anxiety during labor and delivery affect the new born . They may produce respiratory depression, poor sucking, sedation, hypotonia and hypothermia.


(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)


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