Is this study reliable? - domperidone during pregnancy

Patient : Hi Doc, I am just realized that I am 6 weeks pregnant. However I have been taking domperidone for the last 2-3 weeks without realizing I am pregnant. I have since stopped as most doctors had advised me not to take as there is no medical studies on domperidone during pregnancy. I am now deciding whether should I go for abortion as I worried domperidone may be harmful and cause defects to my foetus. I search online and found a medical study which claim that domperidone does not appear to be a major human teratogen. Let to check with you, do you think this study is reliable? Should I keep my baby or go for abortion? Hope you can advise on my uncertainty.
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