School of Medicine researchers lead study of effects of ecstasy use during pregnancy

Ecstasy use during pregnancy may harm fetus: study

HealthDay News: Taking ecstasy during pregnancy may harm the health of the fetus and lead to diminished motor control in infants, School of Medicine researchers found. “The drug’s negative effects are particularly risky for pregnant women, who may use the drug without being aware of their condition,” said Deputy Provost Lynn Singer, professor of environmental health sciences, pediatrics and psychiatry.