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Pregnant women warned against bleaching unborn babies' skins

02 March 2018 - 08:31 By Timeslive
Pregnant. File photo.
Pregnant. File photo.
Image: Gallo Images/Thinkstock

Medical experts in Ghana have issued a warning to pregnant women who take pills to bleach their unborn babies' skins.

According to the BBC, the growing trend of using illegal pills during pregnancy can cause birth defects, including damage to limbs and internal organs.

The pills are often smuggled into the country inside luggage at airports.

 - BBC