Air pollution exposure during pregnancy and reduced birth size: a prospective birth cohort study in Valencia, Spain

@inproceedings{Ballester2010AirPE,
  title={Air pollution exposure during pregnancy and reduced birth size: a prospective birth cohort study in Valencia, Spain},
  author={Ferran Ballester and Marisa Estarlich and Carmen {\'I}{\~n}iguez and Sabrina Llop and Rosa Rebeca Vargas Ram{\'o}n and Ana Esplugues and Marina Lacasa{\~n}a and Marisa Rebagliato},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Maternal exposure to air pollution has been related to fetal growth in a number of recent scientific studies. The objective of this study was to assess the association between exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and anthropometric measures at birth in a cohort in Valencia, Spain. METHODS Seven hundred and eighty-five pregnant women and their singleton newborns participated in the study. Exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide (NO2) was estimated by means of land use regression… CONTINUE READING
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