• Corpus ID: 37588719

Prematurity is preventable!

  title={Prematurity is preventable!},
  author={Amy V Haas},
  journal={Midwifery today with international midwife},
          14-6, 64
  • A. Haas
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Midwifery today with international midwife



The Disease of Malnutrition

Malnutrition has been regarded as mainly an economic problem, but it is a reasonable guess that a third of the world’s population is suffering a substantial penalty that could be alleviated by improved foods.

Frequency of eating during pregnancy and its effect on preterm delivery.

This study supports previous animal model work of an association between decreased frequency of eating and preterm delivery and identifies meal patterns of pregnant women who consumed meals/snacks less frequently.

The potential for probiotics to prevent bacterial vaginosis and preterm labor.

  • G. ReidA. Bocking
  • Medicine, Biology
    American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2003
It will take some effort to get remedies such as probiotics into mainstream care, but the escalating health care budgets and emergence of "superbugs" will provide the incentives to put in place clinical trials designed to evaluate how best to use the commensal organisms.

Specialized prenatal care and maternal and infant outcomes in twin pregnancy.

Program participation was associated with improved outcomes at birth and through age 3 years and through 3 years of age.

Energy/protein restriction for high weight-for-height or weight gain during pregnancy.

  • M. Kramer
  • Medicine
    The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • 2000
Protein/energy restriction of pregnant women who are overweight or exhibit high weight gain is unlikely to be beneficial and may be harmful to the developing fetus.

Turning toxemia around.

  • A. Frye
  • Medicine
    Midwifery today and childbirth education
  • 1995

( 2002 , Spring ) . Nutrition During Pregnancy

  • HABT