Fetal growth and maternal exposure to particulate matter during pregnancy.

  title={Fetal growth and maternal exposure to particulate matter during pregnancy.},
  author={Jan Dejmek and Sherry G. Selevan and Ivan Bene{\vs} and Ivo Solansk{\'y} and Radim J. {\vS}r{\'a}m},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={475 - 480}
Prior studies reported an association between ambient air concentrations of total suspended particles and SO2 during pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes. We examined the possible impact of particulate matter up to 10 microm (PM10) and up to 2.5 microm (PM2. 5) in size on intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) risk in a highly polluted area of Northern Bohemia (Teplice District). The study group includes all singleton full-term births of European origin over a 2-year period in the Teplice… CONTINUE READING
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