A prospective study was carried out to collect data on medication taken for the zeal of male baby during pregnancy in Indian women.
It is well accepted that drugs can have adverse effects on the developing fetus. Although, numerous studies show that medication
during pregnancy is wide spread, there still is serious lack of comprehensive and valid data concerning the risk of drug during
pregnancy. The percentage of medication taken by the mothers having deformed babies are 25% and statistically significant while
comparing with controls at 0.05 probability level. The information found in literature is scanty and incomplete in terms of formal
studies of the extent and pattern of use of drugs used in pregnancy. The evaluation confirmed the need for systematic permanent
surveillance of drug used during pregnancy, so as to avoid the use of data based on widely differing context