Social support, life stress, and anxiety as predictors of pregnancy complications in low-income women.

@article{Zachariah2009SocialSL,
  title={Social support, life stress, and anxiety as predictors of pregnancy complications in low-income women.},
  author={Rachel Zachariah},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={391-404}
}
Prospective repeated measures were used to examine attachment, social support, life stress, anxiety, and psychological wellbeing among low-income women in early and late pregnancy and the relationships of these variables to prenatal, intrapartum, and neonatal complications. One hundred and eleven medically healthy, low-income, Medicaid-eligible women ages 18-35 years, between 14 and 22 weeks of pregnancy were recruited from prenatal clinics. Self-report questionnaires and hospital records were… CONTINUE READING

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