High and low hemoglobin levels during pregnancy: differential risks for preterm birth and small for gestational age.

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OBJECTIVE To examine the association of maternal hemoglobin during pregnancy with preterm birth and small for gestational age (SGA). METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort analysis of hemoglobin and birth outcome among 173,031 pregnant women who attended publicly funded health programs in ten states and delivered a liveborn infant at 26-42 weeks… (More)

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@article{Scanlon2000HighAL, title={High and low hemoglobin levels during pregnancy: differential risks for preterm birth and small for gestational age.}, author={Kelley Sean Scanlon and Richard Yip and Laura A Schieve and Micheal Cogswell}, journal={Obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2000}, volume={96 5 Pt 1}, pages={741-8} }