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First-trimester smoking cessation in pregnancy did not increase the risk of preeclampsia/eclampsia: A Murmansk County Birth Registry Study

PLOS One, 2017 

Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E) is associated with maternal age, education, marital status, parity, excessive weight gain, and body mass index at the first antenatal visit. There was a negative dose-response relationship between the number of smoked cigarettes per day during pregnancy and the odds of PE/E. However, women who gave up smoking during the first trimester of gestation had the same risk of PE/E as those who smoked while pregnant.

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