Radiation exposure to the mother may have untoward effects as well, and perhaps contributes to low thyroid function and post partum depression.
Do they have a thinking cap, or is it aluminum?
Radiologic Exams On Pregnant Women More Than Doubled Over 10 Years
ScienceDaily (2009-03-22) -- Researchers have found that over a 10-year period radiologic exams on pregnant women have more than doubled, according to a new study. ... > read full article
"This population may be vulnerable to the adverse effects of radiation," said Elizabeth Lazarus, M.D., assistant professor of diagnostic imaging at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and a radiologist at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I."