This month, we focus on current research in obstetric antecedents of chronic disease. Dr Malone discusses four recent publications, and each is concluded with a “bottom line” that is the take-home message. The complete reference for each can be found in Box 1 on this page along with direct links to the abstracts.
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Corresponding author: Fergal D. Malone, MD, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square West, Dublin 1, Ireland; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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