Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 5th, 1998
The study revealed that abused women are at greater risk for having a low birth weight (LBW) infant, preterm delivery, miscarriage, and fetal or newborn death.
Mary Ann Curry, RN, DNS, and colleagues from the School of Nursing, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland State University, and Qual Med Oregon, screened 1,897 women attending one of six prenatal clinics in the greater Portland, Oregon-area between March 1993 and August 1996. Of the 1,897 women,...
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