Periconceptional stressors and social support and risk for adverse birth outcomes

Abstract Background The prevalence of preterm birth and low birth weight has been increasing slightly in recent years. A few studies have suggested that psychosocial stress during pregnancy may increase risk for these adverse birth outcomes. To extend those observations, we analyzed various major li...

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Main Authors: Kari A. Weber, Suzan L. Carmichael, Wei Yang, Sarah C. Tinker, Gary M. Shaw, National Birth Defects Prevention Study
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-08-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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