Mary Buckskin

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BACKGROUND Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are between two to five times more likely to die in childbirth than non-Aboriginal women, and two to three times more likely to have a low birthweight infant. Babies with a low birthweight are more likely to have chronic health problems in adult life. Currently, there is limited research(More)
BACKGROUND Around 6% of births in Australia are to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are 2-3 times more likely to experience adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes than non-Aboriginal women in Australia. METHODS Population-based study of mothers of Aboriginal babies born in South Australia, July(More)
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