Get ready for a bunch of questions about paracetamol in pregnancy

A study linking paracetamol use during pregnancy with behavioural problems in childhood has hit news headlines around the world, and is ranking among the most read health news stories, according to Google trends.

What is the fuss about?

The study, published in JAMA Paediatrics, analysed data from 7796 mothers from Bristol, England, who were part of a prospective birth cohort in 1991-92.