The impact of antenatal cocaine use on maternal characteristics and neonatal outcomes.

@article{Ogunyemi2004TheIO,
  title={The impact of antenatal cocaine use on maternal characteristics and neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Dotun A Ogunyemi and G E Hern{\'a}ndez-Loera},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={253-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors and evaluate maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with antenatal cocaine use. METHODS This was a retrospective case-control study of 200 cocaine-exposed maternal-neonatal pairs and 200 controls from 1991 to 2000. RESULTS Cocaine-using mothers tended to be older, African American, multiparous and incarcerated and they utilized less prenatal care. However, 79% of Hispanics abusing cocaine were primarily English speaking. Cocaine use correlated with… CONTINUE READING

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