Parental Preconception Exposures to Outdoor Neighbourhood Environments and Adverse Birth Outcomes: A Protocol for a Scoping Review and Evidence Map
Suzanne Mavoa, Daniel Keevers, Stefan C Kane, Melissa Wake, Rachel Tham, Kate Lycett, Yen Ting Wong, Katherine Chong
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH | MDPI | Published : 2021
Parental preconception exposures to built and natural outdoor environments could influence pregnancy and birth outcomes either directly, or via a range of health-related behaviours and conditions. However, there is no existing review summarising the evidence linking natural and built characteristics, such as air and noise pollution, walkability, greenness with pregnancy and birth outcomes. Therefore, the planned scoping review aims to collate and map the published literature on parental preconception exposures to built and natural outdoor environments and adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes. We will search electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus) to identify studies for inclusion. Stu..View full abstract
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Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
S.M., K.L. and M.W.: were supported by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council fellowships (#1121035, #1091124, #1160906). S.M. was additionally supported by a University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Research Fellowship (grant number not applicable).