The use of herbs by pregnant and childbearing women: A risk-benefit assessment

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This paper reviews some of the evidence in relation to herbal remedies, and considers both their efficacy and safety for pregnant and childbearing women. It concludes with some suggested guidelines for midwifery and obstetric practice. © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Herbs and pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and childbearing
  • Risk-benefit analysis

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  • Denise Tiran

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