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Termination no longer associated with preterm birth in Scotland

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 17 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4531


The well known association between therapeutic abortion and later preterm birth may be disappearing, say researchers from Scotland. Using national databases of births and perinatal deaths, they examined how the association has changed over the past three decades. In the …

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