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Bland P. Bipolar disorder associated with adverse outcomes in pregnancy. Practitioner 2013; 257 (1758):7

Bipolar disorder associated with adverse outcomes in pregnancy

21 Feb 2013Pais-up subscribers

Babies of women with bipolar disorder are more likely to be born preterm, irrespective of whether the mother had received mood stabilising drugs, a Swedish cohort study has found. Infants whose mothers had untreated bipolar disorder had an increased risk of microcephaly and neonatal hypoglycaemia.

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