• A new study says that pregnant women who take paracetamol risk giving birth to a child with behavioural problems. 1 / 6

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  • Scientists found a link between expectant mothers using this painkiller and their children being hyperactive and having emotional issues. 2 / 6

  • Paracetamol is the world's most popular painkiller and is the only one considered safe to take during pregnancy. 3 / 6

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  • The behavioural issues in children include hyperactivity and attention-deficit disorder. 4 / 6

  • The study prompted warnings for pregnant women to use only the lowest possible dose of paracetamol for the shortest time. 5 / 6

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