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Influence of work during pregnancy on fetal weight.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6726703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To discover the influence of maternal work upon fetal birth weight, we compared 1,140 women who worked during pregnancy to a random, equal sample of women not working during pregnancy. Work during pregnancy appears to reduce the mean fetal weight in both primigravidas and multigravidas . Rest during the last six weeks of pregnancy improves fetal weight significantly. This finding underscores the importance of rest in cases of insufficient fetal growth.
A Alegre; F J Rodriguez-Escudero; E Cruz; M Prada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-20     Completed Date:  1984-07-20     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  334-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Physical Exertion*

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