The relationship between maternal anemia during pregnancy with preterm birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={The relationship between maternal anemia during pregnancy with preterm birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Shoboo Rahmati and Milad Azami and Gholamreza Badfar and Naser Parizad and Kourosh Sayehmiri},
  journal={The Journal of Maternal-Fetal \& Neonatal Medicine},
  pages={2679 - 2689}
Abstract Objective: Iron deficiency anemia is the most common cause of anemia during pregnancy. Other causes of anemia include parasitic diseases, micronutrient deficiencies, and genetic hemoglobin apathies. Maternal anemia during pregnancy is the most important public health problem. Since the relationship between maternal anemia by the months of pregnancy and premature birth has been reported differently in various studies; thus, this study aims to determine the relationship between maternal… 
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