Military duty: risk factor for preterm labor? A review.

  title={Military duty: risk factor for preterm labor? A review.},
  author={A M McNeary and T S Lomenick},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={165 8},
The female military population represents a high-risk group for preterm labor and other adverse pregnancy outcomes. As the number of women entering the armed forces continues to increase, concerns regarding the effects of military service on pregnancy must persist. Although active duty females have access to prenatal care and maintain consistent follow-up, previous research has noted a 5-fold increase in preterm labor compared with civilian working women. Hospitalization and loss of work… CONTINUE READING

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