Category Archives: General

Expert advice for worried parents – these paediatric health blogs answer common questions about children and young people’s health and growth.

Paracetamol (Aetaminophen / Calpol) in pregnancy may be associated with increased risk of Asthma in the child !

I had heard of this article being discussed in statistics lectures but never got round to confirm it. I believe, not many people, including Medical practiotioners are aware of this. (I may be wrong)! This was a systematic review and meta-analysis which seems to confirm the association. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28237129