Articles and fact sheets
Can medication for anxiety and sleeping problems during pregnancy harm the child?
New research from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study shows that anxiolytic use during pregnancy can increase the risk of mental problems in the child.
Norwegian women drink least while pregnant, British women drink most
A study among over 7000 women in 11 European countries shows the proportion of women in Europe who drink alcohol when they know they are pregnant is lowest in Norway and highest in the UK.
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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for foetal sex determination
We have summarised research findings on NIPT’s diagnostic accuracy for foetal sex determination.
Non-invasive prenatal test for identification of trisomy 21, 18 and 13
We summarise research of diagnostic test accuracy of NIPT. In addition, we analyse health economic implications and highlight ethical consequences related to the national introduction of NIPT.