TITLE

Abuse during pregnancy: a quintessential threat to maternal and child health--so when do we start to act?

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, Jacquelyn C.
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/29/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 11, p1578
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on abuse during pregnancy and its effect on maternal and fetal health. Information on the prevalence of abuse; Details of a study which found a link between abuse and low birth weight; How abuse could contribute to smoking and unhealthy nutrition during pregnancy; Opinion that the health care community needs to address the issue.
ACCESSION #
4523187

 

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