Maternal fever in early pregnancy linked to certain birth defects

02/25/2014 |

Infants born to mothers who had a fever during their first trimester of pregnancy were more likely to have cleft palate, heart abnormalities and neural tube defects than those unexposed to fever while in the womb, a review showed. However, researchers said the overall risk of having a child with one of these conditions remains very small. The findings, based on 46 studies, were published in the journal Pediatrics.

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