Painkiller use in pregnancy may affect baby's future fertility
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:36 PM
Think twice before taking painkillers during pregnancy as researchers have found that they could affect the fertility of the unborn child in later life. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, showed that these drugs could affect the fertility of both unborn boys and girls. They may also affect the fertility of future generations, by leaving marks on DNA, said the study.