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The clinical content of preconception care: reproductive history.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19081433     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A history of previous birth of a low birthweight infant, previous cesarean sections, multiple previous spontaneous abortions, prior stillbirth, or uterine anomaly identifies women at increased risk for recurrent abortion, preterm birth, or stillbirth. We review the evidence for the potential benefit of reproductive history in identifying strategies for evaluation and treatment to prevent recurrent adverse pregnancy outcome. We offer evidence-based recommendations for management of women with these histories.
Authors:
Phillip G Stubblefield; Dean V Coonrod; Uma M Reddy; Raja Sayegh; Wanda Nicholson; Daniel F Rychlik; Brian W Jack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  199     ISSN:  1097-6868     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  2009-01-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S373-83     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA. phillip.stubblefield@bmc.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Preconception Care*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / prevention & control*
Pregnancy Outcome
Reproductive History*

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