Motherisk Rounds: Neural Tube Defects and Dydrogesterone

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:17   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT Ariel University and Motherisk Israel, Shamir Medical Center   Question: We have a case of cervical insufficiency resulting in two miscarriages of otherwise normal fetuses. In the subsequent two pregnancies the woman received dydrogesterone (DYD). In both cases the fetuses were diagnosed with encephalocele and…

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High-Dose Gestational Folic Acid and the Risk for Autism? The Birth Order Effect

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:1 Gideon Koren MD, Motherisk Israel Program and Ariel University; Address for Correspondence: Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT Clinical Pharmacology Program, Shamir Hospital, and Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel Univeristy, Isral Tel 972 587194777 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com     Abstract: Question: Recent publications suggested that high dose folic acid is associated with increased risk…

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