Risk of prematurity, low birthweight and pre-eclampsia in relation to working hours and physical activities: a systematic review.

@article{Bonzini2007RiskOP,
  title={Risk of prematurity, low birthweight and pre-eclampsia in relation to working hours and physical activities: a systematic review.},
  author={Matteo Bonzini and David Coggon and Keith T. Palmer},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={228-43}
}
BACKGROUND Occupational activities are suspected of having an adverse impact on outcomes of pregnancy. AIM To assess the evidence relating three major adverse outcomes (preterm delivery, low birthweight (LBW) and pre-eclampsia/gestational hypertension) to five common occupational exposures (prolonged working hours, shift work, lifting, standing and heavy physical workload). METHODS A systematic search of Medline and Embase (1966-December 2005) using combinations of keywords and medical… CONTINUE READING

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