A Major Public Health Issue: The High Incidence of Falls During Pregnancy

@article{Dunning2009AMP,
  title={A Major Public Health Issue: The High Incidence of Falls During Pregnancy},
  author={Kari K Dunning and Grace K Lemasters and Amit Bhattacharya},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={720-725}
}
The objectives of this population based cohort study of 3997 women was to determine the incidence of falling and risk factors related to falls during pregnancy. Birth certificate data identified women who had delivered a child within the previous 2 months. Subjects were reached either by phone, internet or mailed surveys. The women were asked about health issues and activities at the time of the fall. Of the 3997 participants, 1070 reported falling at least once (27%) during their pregnancy. Of… CONTINUE READING
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