Hyperemesis gravidarum tied to children's neurological problems

April 23, 2015 10:45 AM

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Hyperemesis gravidarum tied to children's neurological problems

(Reuters Health) - Children born to women who suffered severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy are more likely to be diagnosed with neurological developmental disorders, according to a small U.S. study.

Compared to children of women without hyperemesis gravidarum, children who were exposed to the condition while in the womb were more than three times as likely to be diagnosed with attention and sensory disorders and learning and language delays by age eight, researchers report.

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