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Consumption of solids and liquids occurs as a chain of behaviors that may include accepting, swallowing, and retaining the food or drink. In the current investigation, we evaluated the relative effectiveness of differential reinforcement of the first behavior in the chain (acceptance) versus differential reinforcement for the terminal behavior in the chain(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine which of three methods of cervical ripening resulted in the lowest cesarean rate in women with unfavorable cervices and indications for labor induction. METHODS Consenting women with singleton gestations, vertex presentations, and unfavorable cervices (dilatation under 2 cm and effacement under 75%) were randomly assigned to(More)
Prospective data from 696 adolescents who delivered at 37 weeks or more gestation were analyzed to determine factors associated with weight gain during pregnancy and effects of pregnancy gains on birth weight and other outcomes of pregnancy. Pregnancy weight gain was found to be associated with the following factors: mother's ethnicity, length of gestation,(More)
Acknowledgements The research team would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped this study achieve its objectives. We had received full support from the various parties concerned. In particular, only with the cooperation of staff members of the Centres could this study be possible. On top of their already heavy work duties, the staff(More)
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