Most pregnant women ‘overestimate’ the risk of taking medicines and ‘could be doing more harm than good’

  • Researchers asked 1,200 women about medications taken while pregnant
  • Found many wrongly believed drugs like paracetamol were unsafe
  • Said failure to treat conditions could risk harm to both mother and baby 
  • Experts said clearer information was needed to avoid confusion

Ben Spencer Medical Correspondent For The Daily Mail

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