Birth weight and fetal growth in infants born to female hairdressers and their sisters.

@article{Axmon2009BirthWA,
  title={Birth weight and fetal growth in infants born to female hairdressers and their sisters.},
  author={Anna Axmon and Lars Rylander},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={198-204}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate birth weight and fetal growth in female hairdressers, while controlling for intergenerational effects and effects related to childhood exposures. METHODS A cohort of women who had attended vocational schools for hairdressers were compared to their sisters with respect to birth weight and fetal growth (measured as small for gestational age (SGA) or large for gestational age (LGA), respectively) in their infants. In total, 6223 infants born to 3137 hairdressers and… CONTINUE READING

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