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Letters Obstetric history and risk of stroke

Authors’ reply to Quigley

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: (Published 24 November 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:o2820
  1. Gita D Mishra, professor of life course epidemiology,
  2. Chen Liang, doctoral student,
  3. Hsin-Fang Chung, research fellow,
  4. Annette Dobson, professor
  1. University of Queensland, School of Public Health, Herston, QLD, Australia
  1. g.mishra{at}

We acknowledge the concerns raised by Quigley, in her role as chair of the International Stillbirth Alliance,1 regarding our paper.2 This was written as a scientific paper with findings primarily aimed at other researchers and health professionals. It uses existing studies with historical data from women over decades to advance evidence …

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