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Smoking in pregnancy increases fracture risk in infants. Practitioner April 2020;264(1836):7-9

Smoking in pregnancy increases fracture risk in infants

23 Apr 2020Pais-up subscribers

Intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking is associated with an increased risk of fractures in the first year of life, a national cohort study from Sweden has found. The study cohort comprised 1,680,307 live born singletons in Sweden, born between 1 January 1983 and 31 December 2000, followed up until 31 December 2014.

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