Study: Epilepsy drug might affect baby's IQ:

04/15/2009 | NYTimes.com

A U.S. study showed that children whose mothers took a common epilepsy and pain-relieving drug during pregnancy scored 9 points lower on average on IQ tests compared with those whose mothers took a different drug. Previous studies have tied the epilepsy drug, valproate, to developmental delays and malformations when it was used during pregnancy.

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