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Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and fetal growth during the critical rapid growth stage

JAMA Network Open

2023-12-04
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About The Study: Maternal depressive symptoms were associated with slower fetal growth rate in the critical rapid growth stage before delivery in this study including 2,676 mother-offspring dyads. Early screening for depressive disorders in pregnant women appears to be essential for fetal growth and later health. 

Authors: Zhenmi Liu, Ph.D., and Jiaqiang Liao, Ph.D., of Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, are the corresponding authors. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.46018)

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[Press-News.org] Maternal prenatal depressive symptoms and fetal growth during the critical rapid growth stage
JAMA Network Open