ERIC Number: EJ511182
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Lifestyle in Preventing Low Birth Weight.
Chomitz, Virginia Rall; And Others
Future of Children, v5 n1 p121-38 Spr 1995
Discusses the relationship between lifestyle choices and low birth weights and the opportunity that pregnancy offers women for adopting more healthful lifestyle behaviors. It reviews the literature that focuses on the roles of drug use, nutrition, stress, physical activity, employment, social support, violence, and sexually transmitted diseases in causing low birth weight. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Low Birth Weight."