Effects of Mediterranean Diet, Stress Reduction on Prevention of Small-for-Gestational Age Birth Weights

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What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial that included nearly 1,200 pregnant individuals investigated whether structured interventions based on a Mediterranean diet or mindfulness-based stress reduction could reduce the percentage of infants born small for gestational age and other adverse pregnancy outcomes in high-risk pregnancies.

Authors: Eduard Gratacós, M.D., Ph.D., of the Universitat de Barcelona in Spain, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2021.20178)

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