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Born in Peel: Examining Maternal and Infant Health

Arrow BulletMaternal Health Conditions

Plate of foodMany maternal health conditions can negatively impact birth outcomes and infant health. This chapter includes an examination of a number of health conditions, such as pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), chronic health conditions (e.g., diabetes, hypertension), maternal infections, mental health issues and obstetrical complications (e.g., gestational diabetes, pregnancy-induced hypertension).

Maternal Health Conditions (PDF 5 pages, 146KB)


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