Effects of a Prenatal Care Intervention for Adolescent Mothers on Birth Weight, Repeat Pregnancy, and Educational Outcomes at One Year Postpartum
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Affiliations: 1: KATHLEEN FORD is a research scientist in the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 2: LINDA WEGLICKI is a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. 3: TRACE KERSHAW is a social psychologist interested in health psychology. She is also a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 4: CHERYL SCHRAM is a project director at the Center for Health Research in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University. 5: PAULETTE HOYER, the principal investigator of this study, was a faculty member at the College of Nursing at Wayne State University. She worked for many years in teaching, research, and practice related to obstetrics and gynecology. She passed away before this study was completed. 6: MARY JACOBSON was a practicing nurse practitioner in obstetrics and gynecology and an adjunct faculty member of the College of Nursing at Wayne State University. She has now retired.
Publication date: 2002-01-01
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