Affiliation: University of Bergen
- Use of herbal drugs during early pregnancy in relation to maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomeLone Holst
Department of Chemistry, Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:151-9. 2008..To study characteristics of women using herbal drugs and the possible impact of use in early pregnancy on pregnancy outcome...
- The use and the user of herbal remedies during pregnancyLone Holst
Department of Chemistry Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, Bergen, Norway
J Altern Complement Med 15:787-92. 2009..Research on the health behaviors of pregnant women in the United Kingdom with respect to herbal remedies has not been undertaken...
- Safety and efficacy of herbal remedies in obstetrics-review and clinical implicationsLone Holst
Department of Chemistry Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, 5007 Bergen, Norway
Midwifery 27:80-6. 2011..to review the literature on safety and efficacy of the most commonly used herbs to enable midwives to give evidence-based information to pregnant women...
- Raspberry leaf--should it be recommended to pregnant women?Lone Holst
Department of Chemistry, Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Allegaten 41, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
Complement Ther Clin Pract 15:204-8. 2009..The use of raspberry leaf in pregnancy is a traditional herbal therapy and is recommended by some midwives. Due to the lack of evidence for safety and efficacy such recommendations are questionable. Suggestions for future work are given...
- Use of herbal preparations during pregnancy: focus group discussion among expectant mothers attending a hospital antenatal clinic in Norwich, UKLone Holst
Department of Chemistry Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, 5007 Bergen, Norway
Complement Ther Clin Pract 15:225-9. 2009..The extent of herbal medicine use in pregnancy has been widely researched throughout the world but little research has been published about the motivations for this use...
- Pregnancy outcome after use of cranberry in pregnancy--the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort StudyKristine Heitmann
Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and Centre for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Norway, P, O, Box 7804, Bergen 5020, Norway
BMC Complement Altern Med 13:345. 2013..The aim of the study was to investigate the safety of cranberry use during pregnancy, including any effects on congenital malformations and selected pregnancy outcomes...
- Safety of ginger use in pregnancy: results from a large population-based cohort studyKristine Heitmann
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care and Centre of Pharmacy, University of Bergen, P O Box 7804, 5020 Bergen, Norway
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:269-77. 2013..The objective of the study was to examine the safety of ginger use during pregnancy on congenital malformations and selected pregnancy outcomes...