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Sex ratio of newborn infants born to pregnant women with severe chronic constipation

Authors Czeizel AE, Puhó EH, Bánhidy F

Published 10 September 2010 Volume 2010:2 Pages 217—219


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Andrew E Czeizel1, Erzsébet H Puhó1, Ferenc Bánhidy2
1Foundation for the Community Control of Hereditary Diseases, 2Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

Abstract: There was a significant male excess in the newborns of pregnant women with severe chronic constipation during pregnancy compared to pregnant women without constipation and pregnant women with new onset severe constipation, during pregnancy.

Keywords: constipation, pregnancy, birth outcomes, sex ratio, male excess

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