5 Reasons To Avoid Self-medication in Pregnancy

In the early 1960s, the world was hit by the tragedy of the thalidomide crisis. Thalidomide which was sold as an over-the-counter medicine to treat morning sickness in pregnant women resulted in a birth defect known as phocomelia — babies with phocomelia were born with shortened limbs or no limbs at all. Over 10,000 babies …

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