Final report of study on hypertension during pregnancy: the effects of specific treatment on the growth and development of the children.

@article{Cockburn1982FinalRO,
  title={Final report of study on hypertension during pregnancy: the effects of specific treatment on the growth and development of the children.},
  author={Jill Cockburn and V A Moar and M K Ounsted and Christopher W. G. Redman},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1982},
  volume={1 8273},
  pages={647-9}
}
195 (97.5%) children born to hypertensive women participating in a trial of methyldopa treatment during pregnancy were followed from birth and were extensively examined at the age of 7 1/2 years. The frequency of problems with health, physical or mental handicap, sight, hearing, and behaviour was the same in children of treated and untreated women. Sons of the untreated women were heavier and taller than those of treated women, as were their mothers. Among children of women who entered the… CONTINUE READING