This national cohort study characterizes neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 6.5 years of children who had extreme preterm births (<27 weeks) in Sweden.
This Viewpoint discusses preterm birth and the need to link and integrate epidemiologic to genetic and cellular data to look for predictive, diagnostic, and causal pathways that might be safely targeted for prevention or amelioration.
This population-based, multiethnic, cross-sectional study identifies 12 preterm birth phenotypes associated with different patterns of neonatal outcomes.
This national, prospective, population-based cohort study found substantial survival improvement in survival and a reduction in severe morbidity for newborns born at 25 through 31 weeks’ gestation.
Roman et al test if participation in the Michigan statewide enhanced prenatal care program, the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP), accounting for program timing and dosage, reduced risk for low birth weight and gestational age, particularly among black women.
Ferguson and colleagues’ nested case-control study aimed to assess the relationship between phthalate exposure during pregnancy and preterm birth. Shanna H. Swan, PhD, provided a related editorial.
In a cluster randomized controlled trial, Fottrell and coauthors assess the effect of a participatory women’s group intervention with higher population coverage on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh.