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Common Mood Stabilizing Drug Can Increase Risk of Birth Defects (HealthLine)

Written by Ann Pietrangelo on July 2, 2018

Lithium in the first trimester of pregnancy can affect the health of an unborn child, but doctors say stopping this medication can also be risky.

Babies of mothers who take lithium in the first trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of major congenital malformations.

But not as high as researchers expected.

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