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Maternal and child health
Use of herbal products in pregnancy: harms are reported but the benefit to harm balance is uncertain

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  • Contributors IO is the sole author of the paper.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests IO holds grant funding from the NIHR School of Primary Care Research (NIHR Evidence Synthesis working group Project No: 390). He is a contributor to Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs Annual (SEDA), where he reviews reports of adverse drug reactions attributed to antihelminthic drugs.

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