Effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on child behavior and growth at 10 years of age.


We examined physical growth and behavioral outcomes in 226 10-year-old children who were participants in a longitudinal study of prenatal cocaine exposure (PCE), while controlling for other factors that affect development. During the first trimester, 42% of the women used cocaine, with use declining across pregnancy. At the 10-year follow-up, the caregivers… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ntt.2013.08.001