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Comment & Response
April 2017

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy and Adverse Childhood Neurodevelopment

Author Affiliations
  • 1Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • 2Department of Social Medicine and Center for Bioethics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(4):395-396. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.5046

To the Editor We read with great interest the article “Association of Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy With Behavioral Problems in Childhood: Evidence Against Confounding.”1 While we applaud and support efforts to responsibly advance the evidence base regarding medication use in pregnancy,2 we were deeply concerned by the description and communication of the study findings.

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