"Pregnant women with diabetes double risk of birth defects"


"January is National Birth Defect Prevention month.

There are many risk factors that can increase the odds of delivering a child with a birth defect.

The March of Dimes says those risks include: Smoking, drinking, taking street drugs during pregnancy, family history of birth defects, getting pregnant after the age of 34, or taking certain medications, such as isotretinoin."

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Source- http://www.ksla.com/story/30972701/pregnant-women-with-diabetes-double-risk-of-birth-defects

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