Pregnant Women Taking Anti-Depressants ‘Increase Risk’ Of Kids Having Language Difficulties

Pregnant women who take anti-depressants are more likely to have children with speech and learning difficulties, a study has suggested.  Researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health stated the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in this medication can “infect” the placenta.  The study, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, looked at 845,345 births between…

New ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’ Series Includes A Guide To Grandparents And Pulling The Perfect Sickie

Last Christmas the ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’ left us all giggling with their humorous guides to dating, hipsters and mindfulness.  Now, everyone’s favourite pocket-sized guides are back with new adult-friendly themes.  This year’s batch includes a guide on being a grandparent, advice on pulling the perfect sickie and what you need to know about owning…

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