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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

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Effects of a Prenatal Care Intervention for Adolescent Mothers on Birth Weight, Repeat Pregnancy and Educational Outcomes at One Year Postpartum.

Publication Abstract

Ford, Kathleen, Linda Weglicki, Trace Kershaw, Cheryl Schram, Paulette J. Hoyer, and Mary L. Jacobson. 2002. "Effects of a Prenatal Care Intervention for Adolescent Mothers on Birth Weight, Repeat Pregnancy and Educational Outcomes at One Year Postpartum." Journal of Perinatal Education, 11(1): 35-38.

Evaluates the peer-based prenatal care program for adolescent mothers in Detroit, Michigan. Measurement of birth weight and educational outcome; Effect of peer-centered prenatal care program on positive pregnancy outcome; Continuance of education during pregnancy and postpartum year.

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