News tagged with prenatal vitamins

Homelessness' impact on mothers, babies

A BYU study appearing in Pediatrics found that pregnant women who were homeless at some point in a 12-month period leading up to their deliveries had babies with lower birth weights.

Aug 18, 2011
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Early prenatal vitamins use may reduce autism risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Women who reported not taking a daily prenatal vitamin immediately before and during the first month of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder as women who ...

May 25, 2011
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BUSM researchers encourage use of potassium iodide

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are strongly encouraging prenatal vitamin manufacturers to use only potassium iodide and not other sources of iodine in their products. According to the researchers, ...

Feb 25, 2009
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