Maternal stress and preterm birth.

@article{Dole2003MaternalSA,
  title={Maternal stress and preterm birth.},
  author={Nancy Dole and David A Savitz and Irva Hertz-Picciotto and Anna Maria Siega-Riz and Michael J. McMahon and Pierre Buekens},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={
          14-24
        }
}
  • Nancy Dole, David A Savitz, +3 authors Pierre Buekens
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • This study examined a comprehensive array of psychosocial factors, including life events, social support, depression, pregnancy-related anxiety, perceived discrimination, and neighborhood safety in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks) in a prospective cohort study of 1,962 pregnant women in central North Carolina between 1996 and 2000, in which 12% delivered preterm. There was an increased risk of preterm birth among women with high counts of pregnancy-related anxiety (risk ratio (RR) = 2.1… CONTINUE READING

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    Anxiety and depression is common along pregnant mothers and has been found to increase risk for negative outcomes in both mothers and infants. These risks can include low infant birth… Expand
    ConditionsAnxiety, CBT, Depression, (+2 more)
    InterventionBehavioral

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