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Traffic crashes during pregnancy can lead to cerebral palsy during infancy

A recent publication from ITMA's Regional Director in North America, Dr. Donald Redelmeier assessed the incidence of cerebral palsy among children born to mothers who had their pregnancy complicated by a motor vehicle crash through a retrospective longitudinal cohort analysis. Results highlight a specific role for traffic safety advice in in prenatal care. 

Click to see the full length paper: "Motor vehicle crashes during pregnancy and ceberal palsy during infancy: a longitudinal cohort analysis". 

The International Traffic and Medicine Association