Maternal life event stress and congenital anomalies.

@article{Carmichael2000MaternalLE,
  title={Maternal life event stress and congenital anomalies.},
  author={Suzan L Carmichael and Gary M Shaw},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={30-5}
}
We used data from a population-based case-control study to explore the relation between certain life events during the periconceptional period and several types of congenital anomalies. We ascertained cases from pregnancies ending in 1987-1989 and randomly selected controls from eligible liveborn infants. In telephone interviews, women reported deaths of anyone close to them. They also reported job losses or separations/divorces, for themselves or anyone close to them. Experiencing at least one… CONTINUE READING

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