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Does tea consumption during early pregnancy have an adverse effect on birth outcomes?

Abstract:

Background

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.

Methods

A total of 8775 pregnant women were included from the Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study. Tea consumption (type, f...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/birt.12285

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Birth Journal website
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-30
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Pubs id:
pubs:675250
URN:
uri:ef58173e-cc58-4a32-9985-4d3ef8c95682
UUID:
uuid:ef58173e-cc58-4a32-9985-4d3ef8c95682
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pubs:675250

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