Paracetamol During Pregnancy Increases Language Delay in Girls

Girls born to mothers who used acetaminophen during pregnancy had an elevated rate of language delay. This is the first study to examine language development in relation to acetaminophen levels in urine. The Swedish Environmental Longitudinal, Mother and Child, Asthma and Allergy study (SELMA) provided data for the research. Information was gathered from 754 women who were enrolled into the study in weeks 8-13 of their pregnancy.

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