Study: Expectant Moms Should Buckle Up

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Expectant mothers should fasten their seatbelts to ensure a healthy ride of life. A new U.S. study indicates pregnant moms who are not buckled in during a car crash are more likely to lose the pregnancy. The results appearing in the “American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology reinforce previous studies on the subject. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends seat belts should be worn at all times and the lap belt should be located low across the hip bones, below the belly.


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