Was Your Baby’s Birth Defect Preventable? [infographic]

Although many birth defects are genetic, some are preventable and have been linked to prescription and over the counter medications, exposure to chemicals and toxins at home or in the workplace, or inadequate medical care during pregnancy. When birth defects are a result of negligence, money for medical bills, ongoing treatment and care, and other […]

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Zofran leads to birth defects: FDA Never Saw it Coming

FDA allows doctors to prescribe drugs for off-label uses but the agency never saw Zofran causing birth defects when used as an off-label drug for women suffering severe morning sickness. Zofran is a product of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that was developed for the treatment of severe vomiting and nausea and approved by the U.S. Food and […]

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Maternal Death Rate in US Is Getting Worse. Here’s Why

Improper hospital safety procedures cause more than 50,000 women to suffer severe complications and life-threatening injuries during childbirth every year in the United States. Approximately 700 women die each year from preventable injuries. Deadly Deliveries on the Rise Many U.S. hospitals are not following basic recommended safety procedures during childbirth. As a result, maternal death […]