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Characteristics of Maternal Employment during Pregnancy: Effects on Low Birthweight

Citation

Peoples-Sheps, Mary D.; Siegel, Earl; Suchindran, Chirayath M.; Origasa, Hideki; Ware, Andrea L.; & Barakat, Ali (1991). Characteristics of Maternal Employment during Pregnancy: Effects on Low Birthweight. American Journal of Public Health, 81(8), 1007-12. PMCID: PMC1405728

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although maternal employment is considered a risk factor for low birthweight (LBW), the manner in which employment might affect birthweight is poorly understood. In this analysis, selected characteristics of employment during pregnancy were examined for effects on pregnancy outcomes.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/ajph.81.8.1007

Notes

ProCite field[28]: PMC1405728

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

American Journal of Public Health

Author(s)

Peoples-Sheps, Mary D.
Siegel, Earl
Suchindran, Chirayath M.
Origasa, Hideki
Ware, Andrea L.
Barakat, Ali

Year Published

1991

Volume Number

81

Issue Number

8

Pages

1007-12

PMCID

PMC1405728

Reference ID

820