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Motherisk Update Symposium

The Motherisk program at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, will host this medical and research symposium focusing on Health and Medical Conditions During Pregnancy. The Keynote Address will be Diabetes and Pregnancy, by Dr. Oded Langer, Babcock Professor & Chairman, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York.



Other topics include Epilepsy and pregnancy; preventing fetal damage from maternal hypothyroidism; depression in pregnancy; infectious disease and vaccination in pregnancy; nutrition in pregnancy to promote optimal maternal, fetal, and infant health; multivitamin supplementation in pregnancy--avoiding typical side effects; and fasd and the potential for neonatal screening.



More program details and a registration form are posted at http://www.motherisk.org.