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Abuse During Pregnancy: Associations with Maternal Health And Infant Birth Weight

Abuse During Pregnancy: Associations with Maternal Health And Infant Birth Weight,10.1097/00006199-199601000-00007,Nursing Research,Judith McFarlane,B

Abuse During Pregnancy: Associations with Maternal Health And Infant Birth Weight   (Citations: 105)
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Journal: Nursing Research - NURS RES , vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 37-42, 1996
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    • ...Most studies on newborn outcomes to date focused on low birthweight (LBW) [5-14], and preterm birth (PTB) [15-21], while only a few examined small for gestational age (or intrauterine growth restriction)...

    Marcelo L Urquiaet al. Experiences of violence before and during pregnancy and adverse pregna...

    • ...Intimate partner violence, trait anxiety in the second and third trimester, and maternal distress in pregnancy also show associations with low birthweight [19-23]...

    Stephanie J Brownet al. Stressful life events, social health issues and low birthweight in an ...

    • ...Also unhealthy maternal behaviour such as smoking [20-23] and use of alcohol and drugs during pregnancy are more common among women who live in violent relationships [20,21]...
    • ...Also unhealthy maternal behaviour such as smoking [20-23] and use of alcohol and drugs during pregnancy are more common among women who live in violent relationships [20,21]...
    • ...Pregnant women exposed to violence have a greater risk of delivering babies with low birth weight, [20,22,24] premature labour, [22,25] abruption of placenta [25] and fetal trauma [22,24,25] or death [22,24,26] and are also at increased risk of caesarean section [25]...
    • ...These two major challenges in obstetrics thus appear mostly to have different underlying risk factors, although smoking is common to both exposure to violence [20-23,30] and prolonged labour [30], which can in turn lead to labour dystocia...
    • ...In accordance with earlier results, [20,21] unhealthy maternal behaviour such as use of alcohol and drugs during pregnancy are more common among women who live in violent relationships...
    • ...Women exposed to violence more often give birth to low birth weight babies [20,22,24]...

    Hafrún Finnbogadóttiret al. A multi-centre cohort study shows no association between experienced v...

    • ...IPV affects women and infant’s health and pregnancy outcomes: gynecological symptoms [5], sexually transmitted diseases, abortion, and complications of pregnancy: diabetes, hypertension, infection, anemia [6-8] and low weight infants [9]...

    Yaeko Kataokaet al. Self-administered questionnaire versus interview as a screening method...

    • ...Physical abuse is also associated with a number of adverse pregnancy outcomes including low birth weight [14, 15]...

    Christine E. F. Delgado. Undergraduate Student Awareness of Issues Related to Preconception Hea...

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