Going to Sleep on Your Back in Late Pregnancy

JAMA Network Open

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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What The Study Did: This study looked at whether going to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy was associated with average lower birth weights.

Authors: Lesley M.E. McCowan, M.D., of the University of Auckland in New Zealand, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12614)

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