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The effect of maternal alcohol consumption on fetal growth and preterm birth.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal growth and preterm birth and to estimate the effect of dose and timing of alcohol exposure in pregnancy. DESIGN: A population-based cohort study linked to birth information on the Western Australian Midwives Notification System. SETTING: Western Australia. POPULATION: A 10% random sample of births restricted to nonindigenous women who had delivered a singleton infant (n= 4719) in 1995-1997. METHODS: The im...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
390-400
Publication date:
2009-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:3d1166fd-4fb6-4237-a852-ea6cd7e6f094
Source identifiers:
236754
Local pid:
pubs:236754

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