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Motherisk® articles are prepared by the Motherisk team at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and are published monthy in Canadian Family Physician (CFP).

These articles represent answers to questions that patients have asked their family physicians.

Articles are intended to provide information on the effects of drugs, chemicals, radiation, or infections in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding; they do NOT represent specific medical advice to patients.

Patients with specific questions about their own health, or that of their unborn or newborn children, should in all cases consult with their own family physicians or other medical specialists.

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