Consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum for offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Veenendaal2011ConsequencesOH,
  title={Consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum for offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Marjolein V E Veenendaal and Annet F. M. van Abeelen and Rebecca C. Painter and Joris Am van der Post and Tessa J. Roseboom},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={118 11},
  pages={1302-13}
}
BACKGROUND There is evidence that hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is associated with a predominance of female fetuses, lower birthweights and shorter gestational ages at birth. As the adverse effects of prematurity and low birthweight on disease risk in later life have become increasingly clear, the repercussions of HG might not be limited to adverse perinatal… CONTINUE READING