This study abstract indicates that using epileptic drugs during pregnancy lowers the 6 month olds fine motor skills, an indicator of healthy development. Most pregnant women with epilepsy don’t have much option with drug use, it’s life saving. More useful is the information that breastfeeding while using anti-epileptic drugs seems to not have any harm for the baby. JAMASept. 23, 2013

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A new study shows that it is safe to use up to 300mg of corticosteroid creams for psoriasis during pregnancy. Never use any topical creams near the nipple area when breastfeeding. Also, the National Psoriasis Foundation recommends that women who are pregnant or trying to conceive avoid the topical retinoid tazarotene. Via Healthline.com – MedShadow Staff

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