Interpregnancy interval and the risk of premature infants.

  title={Interpregnancy interval and the risk of premature infants.},
  author={Elena Fuentes-Afflick and Nancy A. Hessol},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={95 3},
OBJECTIVE Interpregnancy intervals are associated with the risk of low birth weight (LBW) infants, but the association between interpregnancy interval and prematurity is unknown. Our objective was to determine whether interpregnancy intervals were associated with the risk of premature infants and to define the degree of risk according to interpregnancy interval. METHODS We analyzed 289,842 singleton infants born to parous Mexican-origin Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women in the United… CONTINUE READING


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