Maternal use of sedative drugs and its effects on pregnancy outcomes : a Finnish birth cohort study

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Björkstedt , S-M , Kautiainen , H , Tuomi , U , Gissler , M , Pennanen , P , Eriksson , J G & Laine , M K 2021 , ' Maternal use of sedative drugs and its effects on pregnancy outcomes : a Finnish birth cohort study ' , Scientific Reports , vol. 11 , no. 1 , 4467 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-84151-7

Title: Maternal use of sedative drugs and its effects on pregnancy outcomes : a Finnish birth cohort study
Author: Björkstedt, Satu-Maarit; Kautiainen, Hannu; Tuomi, Ulla; Gissler, Mika; Pennanen, Pirjo; Eriksson, Johan G.; Laine, Merja K.
Contributor organization: Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care
University of Helsinki
Helsinki University Hospital Area
Clinicum
Research Programs Unit
Johan Eriksson / Principal Investigator
Date: 2021-02-24
Language: eng
Number of pages: 8
Belongs to series: Scientific Reports
ISSN: 2045-2322
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-84151-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/330836
Abstract: Our aim was to evaluate maternal use of sedative drugs before, during, and after pregnancy and to assess the influence of use of these drugs on pregnancy outcomes. The study cohort (N=6231) consists of all primiparous women, who lived in the city of Vantaa, Finland, and who delivered a singleton between 2009 and 2015. Data were obtained from Finnish national health registers. Of the women, 3.2% (n=202) purchased at least once sedative drugs within 90 days before conception, during pregnancy and/or within 90 days after delivery. Sedative drug users were older, less likely to cohabitate, more often smokers, had lower educational attainment and had more mental diseases (for all p
Subject: BENZODIAZEPINE-RECEPTOR AGONISTS
GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER
PRESCRIPTION
PREVALENCE
WOMEN
EXPOSURE
3123 Gynaecology and paediatrics
Peer reviewed: Yes
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