Assessing the impact of adolescent pregnancy and the premarital conception stress complex on birth weight among young mothers in Gibraltar's civilian community.

@article{Sawchuk1997AssessingTI,
  title={Assessing the impact of adolescent pregnancy and the premarital conception stress complex on birth weight among young mothers in Gibraltar's civilian community.},
  author={L. Sawchuk and S. Burke and S. Benady},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          259-66
        }
}
  • L. Sawchuk, S. Burke, S. Benady
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to assess the impact of young maternal age and the timing of conception on birth weight among primiparous women living in Gibraltar. METHODS The data for this study were derived from a population of 295 primiparous women who gave birth under 25 years of age. Only married women who had no previous maternal history and delivered live singleton newborns between 1980 and 1984 were included. The confounding effects of gestation length, sex, and socio… Expand
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