Past obstetric history of the mother and its association with low birthweight of a subsequent child: a population based study.

@article{LekeaKaranika1994PastOH,
  title={Past obstetric history of the mother and its association with low birthweight of a subsequent child: a population based study.},
  author={Vasso Lekea-Karanika and Chryssa Tzoumaka-Bakoula},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={173-87}
}
A total population sample of 7286 multigravidae from the Greek National Perinatal Survey (April 1983) was used to determine the association between maternal obstetric history and low birthweight of the subsequent singleton delivery. Significant associations were found with previous early and late fetal losses (miscarriages, induced abortions, stillbirths) and history of haemorrhage during a prior pregnancy. It was found that mothers who had experienced miscarriage(s), induced abortion(s) or… CONTINUE READING

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