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Association of quitting smoking during pregnancy, risk of preterm birth

April 19, 2019

BottomLine: This study of more than 25 million pregnant women reports on rates of smoking cessation at the start of and during pregnancy and also examines the association of quitting cigarette smoking and the risk of preterm birth.

Authors: Samir Soneji, Ph.D., Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Ph.D., of the University of California, Los Angeles

(doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2514)

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