Impact of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure on Child Behavior Problems Through School Age

  title={Impact of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure on Child Behavior Problems Through School Age},
  author={H. Bada and A. Das and C. Bauer and S. Shankaran and B. Lester and L. Lagasse and J. Hammond and L. Wright and R. Higgins},
  pages={e348 - e359}
  • H. Bada, A. Das, +6 authors R. Higgins
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE. We examined the trajectory of childhood behavior problems after prenatal cocaine exposure. METHODS. The Maternal Lifestyle Study, a longitudinal cohort study, enrolled children between 1993 and 1995 at 4 centers. Prenatal cocaine exposure was determined from mothers who admitted use and/or meconium results. Exposed children were matched with a group of nonexposed children within site and by gestational age, gender, race, and ethnicity. The study began at the 1-month corrected age… CONTINUE READING
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    This is a longitudinal, multi-site observational study of the long-term effects of a mother's use of cocaine and/or opiates during pregnancy on her infant. This observational study… Expand
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