Do Stressful Life Events Affect Duration of Gestation and Risk of Preterm Delivery?

@article{Hedegaard1996DoSL,
  title={Do Stressful Life Events Affect Duration of Gestation and Risk of Preterm Delivery?},
  author={M. Hedegaard and T. Henriksen and N. J. Secher and M. Hatch and S. Sabroe},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={339–345}
}
  • M. Hedegaard, T. Henriksen, +2 authors S. Sabroe
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • &NA; The present study was designed to test the relation between stressful life events experienced during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and shortened duration of pregnancy. We collected data prospectively in a general population sample, including repeated questionnaire measures of exposure to stressful life events during pregnancy. Between August 1989 and September 1991, 8,719 Danish‐speaking women with singleton pregnancies attended antenatal care. Of these women, 5,873 (67… CONTINUE READING

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