Journal article

Stressful life events, social health issues and low birthweight in an Australian population-based birth cohort: challenges and opportunities in antenatal care

Stephanie J Brown, Jane S Yelland, Georgina A Sutherland, Peter A Baghurst, Jeffrey S Robinson

BMC Public Health | BMC | Published : 2011


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to the thousands of women who participated in the survey at a particularly busy time in their lives; staff at the hospitals in South Australia and Victoria who assisted with mailing out the survey; to the following study investigators who contributed to development of the research protocol and conduct of the study: Mary-Anne Biro, Jane Gunn, Georgie Stamp and Euan Wallace; and to staff at the Healthy Mothers Healthy Families research group, especially those who have made a significant contribution to the conduct of the study: Penny Marlowe, Jenny Kelly, Jan Wiebe, Maggie Flood, Monique Keel, Catherine Chisholm. The study was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council project grant ID: 433012 (2007-2010) and grants from the South Australian Department of Health (2007-2008) and Victorian Department of Human Services (2007-2008). All researchers are independent from these sources of funding. The study sponsors had no role in the study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, the writing of the article, and the decision to submit it for publication.