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Cochrane Systematic Review: Vitamin K prior to preterm birth for preventing neonatal periventricular haemorrhage


Crowther CA, Crosby DD, Henderson-Smart DJ

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of vitamin K administered to women at risk of imminent very preterm birth to prevent periventricular haemorrhage and associated neurological injury in the infant.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Common antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in women with epilepsy


Adab N, Tudur SC, Vinten J, Williamson P, Winterbottom J

OBJECTIVES: To assess the adverse effects of commonly used antiepileptic drugs on maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnancy in women with epilepsy. Comparison of outcomes following specific antiepileptic drug exposures in utero to unexposed pregnancies in the general population or women with epilepsy are described. The current manuscript reports the first phase of this review which focuses upon neurodevelopmental outcomes in children exposed to antiepileptic drugs in utero.