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Women Veterans' Reproductive Health Research across the Life Cycle: from Pregnancy to Menopause

Katon JG. Women Veterans' Reproductive Health Research across the Life Cycle: from Pregnancy to Menopause. Health Services Research & Development Cyber Seminars [Cyberseminar]. VA Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award. VA Women's Health Research Network. 2017 Sep 13.




Abstract:

Women Veterans using VA maternity benefits may be a high risk group High prevalence of complications has implications for chronic disease risk. Deployment may increase risk for low birth weight and preterm birth. Mental health may be an important explanatory factor. Next steps: Identifying means of enhancing care to improve clinical and behavioral outcomes (CDA).





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