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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Medication Linked to Birth Defects Receives Attention from Expecting Mothers

Below is some valuable information regarding medications taken during pregnancy:

For women, the act of giving birth and being pregnant are experiences in life where proper care, nutrition and emotional being are important aspects of the process. There are many instances where several symptoms will arise for women who are pregnant and being well equipped with proper education will provide the ability to nourish a safe pregnancy and childbirth.

Due to the fact so many prescription and over the counter medications for various ailments have several side effects and consequences, it is important to have information and research at ones disposal to make as educated of a decision as possible prior to taking any drugs.

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a warning about Topamax (topiramate), a medication used for migraine headaches, anxiety and epileptic seizures. Studies show that this drug significantly increases the risk for newborn babies developing birth defects such as cleft lip or palate if taken by women who are pregnant. These are things everyone does not like to hear but oral birth defects can cause problems with infants when eating and communicating if not treated immediately with surgery.

Many physicians insist that the risk of developing birth defects from Topamax is especially high when taken during the first trimester of pregnancy or if a woman is unaware to the fact she is pregnant during treatment. The FDA is adding more information on the labeling of the drug, cautioning about the risk of birth defects association with the medication.
Many mothers are taking a cautious route when taking oral medications during pregnancy and taking the mind, body and spirit of the baby into full consideration. Many natural techniques can help a woman feel in shape and in control to deal with anything that arises.
Women of childbearing age should study the risks and benefits of taking medications because there are several instances where negative complications can arise in the future due to these decisions. Choosing a natural pregnancy can be a beneficial decision for mothers and their babies. Please meet with your personal physician and childbirth educators prior to making this decision.

Additional information, side effects and medication interactions can be found at Topamaxlawsuit.com

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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