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Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds

SATURDAY, May 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) - Despite public health recommendations that women consume omega-3 fatty acid supplements while pregnant, new research suggests that offspring do not gain any mental health benefit from the intervention.

"It is very appealing to say to a woman that if she takes a pill every day, her baby will become smarter," said Dr. Catherine Herway, assistant director of maternal-fetal medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York City.

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