Striae gravidarum. Folklore and fact.

  title={Striae gravidarum. Folklore and fact.},
  author={Diane J. Madlon-Kay},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  volume={2 5},
OBJECTIVE To study the factors associated with the formation of striae gravidarum and the measures used by women to prevent them. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING One private and one teaching hospital in St Paul, Minn. PARTICIPANTS Forty-eight nulliparous women at 34 to 36 weeks' estimated gestational age attending prenatal classes or tours of the labor and delivery departments. INTERVENTIONS None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Presence of abdominal striae. RESULTS Women with… CONTINUE READING
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