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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.

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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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