Maternal cigarette smoking as a risk factor for placental abruption, placenta previa, and uterine bleeding in pregnancy.

@article{Ananth1996MaternalCS,
  title={Maternal cigarette smoking as a risk factor for placental abruption, placenta previa, and uterine bleeding in pregnancy.},
  author={Cande V Ananth and David A. Savitz and Edwin R Luther},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={144 9},
  pages={881-9}
}
The authors carried out an epidemiologic study to evaluate the role of maternal cigarette smoking as a potential risk factor for placental abruption, placenta previa, and uterine bleeding of unknown etiology in pregnancy. Data for this prospective cohort study were obtained from women seeking prenatal care at any of the two tertiary, seven regional, or 17 community hospitals in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, between January 1, 1986, and December 31, 1993. A total of 87,184 pregnancies… CONTINUE READING

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