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Effects of prenatal maternal stress on birth outcomes following tropical cyclone Yasi in Queensland, Australia (2011)

Parayiwa, Cynthia; Behie, Alison M.


Tropical cyclones cause widespread devastation while having a negative impact on human health and well-being. Maternal exposure to prenatal environmental stressors can lead to a shift in reproductive strategies. This study aims to statistically analyse maternal and infant health risks by studying birth outcomes following maternal prenatal exposure to tropical cyclone Yasi in Queensland, Australia. Queensland state birth records collected under the Australian National Perinatal Data Collection...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.02.005
Access Rights: Open Access


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