Maternal personality traits and risk of preterm birth and fetal growth restriction.

BACKGROUND/AIMS Maternal personality may increase vulnerability to stress, which could lead to an unfavourable intrauterine environment to the fetus. We sought to investigate the impact of maternal personality traits on adverse birth outcomes such as preterm birth, and fetal growth restriction in the mother-child cohort study (RHEA Study) in Crete, Greece… CONTINUE READING