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Worries remain over safety of repeated antenatal steroids

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7621.639-c (Published 27 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:639

Corticosteroids are an established treatment for women at risk of premature labour and delivery. Current guidelines recommend a single dose, because of doubts about the potentially harmful effects of repeated doses on newborns and their later development.

Long term reports from …

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