Children's Hospital Admissions and Mother's MenstruationBr Med J 1970; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5700.27 (Published 04 April 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;2:27
- Katharina Dalton
Of 100 children's emergency admissions to hospital nearly half (49%) were admitted during the mother's paramenstruum. There was a statistically significant association between the mother's menstruation and the child's admission both for accidents and for illnesses. The eldest child in the family appeared to be most affected.