Omega-3 Fatty Acid Addition during Pregnancy

Philippa Middleton, Judith C. Gomersall, Jacqueline F. Gould, Emily Shepherd, Sjurdur F. Olsen, Maria Makrides

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Abstract

Preterm birth is a leading cause of disability or death in the first 5 years of life. Higher intake of foods containing omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), such as fish, during pregnancy has been associated with longer gestations and improved perinatal outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-191
Number of pages3
JournalObstetrical & Gynecological Survey
Volume74
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • omega-3
  • Omega-3 fatty acid
  • pregnancy
  • women

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