Favorable neonatal outcomes among immigrants in Taiwan: evidence of healthy immigrant mother effect.

@article{Hsieh2011FavorableNO,
  title={Favorable neonatal outcomes among immigrants in Taiwan: evidence of healthy immigrant mother effect.},
  author={Wei Hsin Hsieh and Chia-Jung Hsieh and Shyun Jeng and H. Robert Liao and Yuanrong Su and Sen Lin and Pei-jen Chang and Pau-Chung Chen},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={
          1083-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although racial/ethnic disparities in neonatal and infant health are well known, positive associations between migration and perinatal health exist among immigrant mothers in western countries. There are unique marriage migration, East Asia culture, universal national health insurance system, and adequate social support in Taiwan that may differ from the situation in western countries. We aimed to assess the neonatal outcomes among live births to married immigrant mothers in recent… CONTINUE READING
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