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Rapid response to:


Risk of recurrence of prolonged pregnancy

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:476

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parental influence on date of birth

Dear Sir,

There is certainly a parental influence on the date of birth. In my
practice there is one sister and one brother and both of them have very
early delivery of both of their respective kids.


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10 March 2003
hans b. burggraaff
family physician
Weesp The netherlands