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Preterm birth and maternal smoking: risks related to gestational age and onset of delivery.

Authors
  • Kyrklund-Blomberg, N B
  • Cnattingius, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1998
Volume
179
Issue
4
Pages
1051–1055
Identifiers
PMID: 9790397
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is a dose-related impact of smoking on risk of preterm birth. The fact that the smoking-related risk of spontaneous preterm birth is more pronounced than that of induced preterm birth suggests that smoking is associated with spontaneous preterm labor.

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