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Can migraines during pregnancy affect my baby?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Women with migraines are not at increased risk for having a baby with birth defects or giving birth prematurely. Even women having severe migraines during their pregnancy generally have their babies born at full term and of similar weight as headache-free moms.
The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

Migraines are a common, controllable type of headache that affects one in every six women, more than 20 million in the United States alone. The Woman’s Migraine Toolkit helps readers take charge of...

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