Does tea consumption during early pregnancy have an adverse effect on birth outcomes?
Tea, a common beverage, has been suggested to exhibit a number of health benefits. However, one of its active ingredients, caffeine, has been associated with preterm birth and low birthweight. We investigated whether tea consumption during early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth and abnormal foetal growth.
A total of 8775 pregnant women were included from the Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study. Tea consumption (type, f...Expand abstract
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- © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Wiley at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/birt.12285
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