Air pollution can cause birth defects
Severe air pollution can cause severe birth defects, say researchers.
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Prenatal vitamin D tied to lower risk of underweight babies and birth defects
Mothers who took vit D during pregnancy were 28 pc less likely to have underweight newborns or babies who died in womb or during infancy.
Antiepileptic drugs could lead to birth defects
Some of the most common birth defects are caused by a neural tube that fails to close completely.
E-cig smoke may cause similar facial birth defects as smoking traditional cigarettes
Research carried out by Virginia Commonwealth University, found flavoured e-cigarettes caused particularly severe facial abnormalities.
Women who stick to low carb diets like Keto more likely to have baby with birth defects
Research revealed that women who stick to such diets have a 30 percent higher chance of having children with neural tube birth defects.
Air pollution around conception tied to birth defects
Women who breathe polluted air during the month right before or after they get pregnant may have babies with birth defects.
‘Babies develop defects due to pollution’
Children, pregnant women, elderly and people with respiratory problems suffer the most due to it, says S.P. Byotra.
How air pollution exposure during early pregnancy can harm babies
The most susceptible time of exposure appears to be the one month before and after conception.