Pregnancy Over 40, Avoid Childhood AsthmaHere's another good reason not to take anything while pregnant. Apparently, taking antacids could lead to childhood asthma. Read more:
From the article:
Boston, MA (Vocus) December 16, 2008 -- Children of mothers who took acid-suppressive drugs during pregnancy had a 1.5 times higher incidence of asthma when compared to children who were not exposed to the drugs in utero, finds a large population-based study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston. The findings, accompanied by an editorial, appear online this week in “Early View” in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy.