Birth spacing and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: a meta-analysis.

  title={Birth spacing and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: a meta-analysis.},
  author={A. Conde-Agudelo and A. Rosas-Berm{\'u}dez and A. C. Kafury-Goeta},
  volume={295 15},
CONTEXT Both short and long interpregnancy intervals have been associated with an increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes. [...] Key MethodDATA SOURCES Studies published in any language were retrieved by searching MEDLINE (1966 through January 2006), EMBASE, ECLA, POPLINE, CINAHL, and LILACS, proceedings of meetings on birth spacing, and bibliographies of retrieved articles, and by contact with relevant researchers in the field. Expand Abstract
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