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    (0) Safe use of medicine during pregnancy
    Importance of safe use of medicines during pregnancy Improper use of medicines may also lead to premature babies, underweight babies, and stillborn births, and in less desirable cases teratogenicity and birth defects. However, in patients with existing medical condition, premature withdrawal or negligence of due medical treatment may result in long-term complications on both the mother and the baby.
    Supplements and vitamins
    (0) Supplements and vitamins
    Pregnant women can generally obtain sufficient amounts of all the required vitamins and minerals through a varied and well-balanced diet. Pregnant women should only take vitamin supplements as recommended by a healthcare provider. Supplements should never be an option to replace a healthy and balanced diet.