Intrauterine growth of infants exposed to prenatal methamphetamine: Results from the infant development, environment, and lifestyle study

Diana Nguyen, Lynne M. Smith, Linda L. Lagasse, Chris Derauf, Penny Grant, Rizwan Shah, Amelia Arria, Marilyn A. Huestis, William Haning, Arthur Strauss, Sheri Della Grotta, Jing Liu, Barry M. Lester

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Abstract

Previous studies suggest that prenatal methamphetamine exposure inhibits fetal growth. We examined neonatal growth effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure in a prospective cohort study. After adjusting for covariates, exposed neonates had a higher incidence of being small for gestational age than unexposed neonates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-339
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume157
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Nguyen, D., Smith, L. M., Lagasse, L. L., Derauf, C., Grant, P., Shah, R., Arria, A., Huestis, M. A., Haning, W., Strauss, A., Della Grotta, S., Liu, J., & Lester, B. M. (2010). Intrauterine growth of infants exposed to prenatal methamphetamine: Results from the infant development, environment, and lifestyle study. Journal of Pediatrics, 157(2), 337-339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.04.024