Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth

Obesity during pregnancy — independent of its health consequences such as diabetes — may account for the higher risk of giving birth to an atypically large infant, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their study appears in JAMA Pediatrics. “Our results underscore the importance of attaining a healthy body weight before pregnancy,”[…]

Carbonyl iron Pregnancy Warnings

Carbonyl iron Pregnancy Warnings Carbonyl iron has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Human case reports have not revealed evidence of teratogenicity. Carbonyl iron should only be given during pregnancy when the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks. Generally, iron is considered[…]