• The effects of smoking and hypertensive disorders on fetal growth 

      Rasmussen, Svein; Irgens, Lorentz M. (BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 6(16), Peer reviewed, 2006-04-21)
      Background: It is well known that smoking and pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) are associated with decreased fetal growth. It has been reported that in preeclampsia the fetal growth deficit attributable to smoking is ...
    • Employment Trends During Preschool Years Among Mothers of Term Singletons Born with Low Birth Weight 

      Hauge, Lars Johan; Kornstad, Tom; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Kristensen, Petter; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Landolt, Markus A.; Eskedal, Leif Torvald; Vollrath, Margarete E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11)
      Children born at term with low birth weight (LBW) are regarded growth restricted and are at particular risk of adverse health outcomes requiring a high degree of parental participation in the day-to-day care. This study ...
    • Gestational Age Patterns of Fetal and Neonatal Mortality in Europe: Results from the Euro-Peristat Project 

      Mohangoo, Ashna D.; Buitendijk, Simone E.; Szamotulska, Katarzyna; Chalmers, Jim; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Bolumar, Francisco; Nijhuis, Jan G.; Zeitlin, Jennifer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-11-16)
      Background: The first European Perinatal Health Report showed wide variability between European countries in fetal (2.6– 9.1%) and neonatal (1.6–5.7%) mortality rates in 2004. We investigated gestational age patterns of ...
    • High birth weight and perinatal mortality among siblings. A register based study in Norway, 1967-2011 

      Kristensen, Petter; Keyes, Katherine M.; Susser, Ezra; Corbett, Karina; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind; Irgens, Lorentz M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02-28)
      Background: Perinatal mortality according to birth weight has an inverse J-pattern. Our aim was to estimate the influence of familial factors on this pattern, applying a cohort sibling design. We focused on excess mortality ...
    • The Impact of Child Behaviour Problems on Maternal Employment: A Longitudinal Cohort Study 

      Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Hauge, Lars Johan; Kornstad, Tom; Kristensen, Petter; Landolt, Markus A.; Eskedal, Leif Torvald; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Vollrath, Margarete E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09)
      This prospective population-based study examined associations between children’s behaviour problems and maternal employment. Information on children’s behaviour problems at 3 years from 22,115 mothers employed before ...
    • Maternal sick leave due to psychiatric disorders following the birth of a child with special health care needs 

      Hauge, Lars Johan; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Kornstad, Tom; Kristensen, Petter; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Landolt, Markus A.; Eskedal, Leif Torvald; Vollrath, Margarete E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-23)
      Objective Child-related stress following the birth of a child with special health care needs (SHCN) can take a toll on parental health. This study examined how the risk of sick leave due to psychiatric disorders (PD) among ...
    • Predicting preeclampsia from a history of preterm birth 

      Rasmussen, Svein; Ebbing, Cathrine; Irgens, Lorentz M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07-24)
      Objective: To assess whether women with a history of preterm birth, independent on the presence of prelabour rupture of the membranes (PROM) and growth deviation of the newborn, are more likely to develop preeclampsia with ...
    • Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025 

      Yoshida, Sachiyo; Martines, Jose Carlos; Lawn, Joy E.; Wall, Stephen; Souza, João Paulo; Rudan, Igor; Cousens, Simon; Aaby, Peter; Adam, Ishag; Adhikari, Ramesh Kant; Ambalavanan, Namasivayam; Arifeen, Shams EI; Aryal, Dhana Raj; Asiruddin, Sk K.; Baqui, Abdullah; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Benn, Christine S.; Bhandari, Vineet; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Black, Robert E.; Blencowe, Hannah; Bose, Carl; Brown, Justin; Bührer, Christoph; Carlo, Wally; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Cheung, Po-Yin; Clark, Robert; Colbourn, Tim; Conde-Agudelo, Agustin; Corbett, Erica; Czeizel, Andrew E.; Das, Abhik; Day, Louise Tina; Deal, Carolyn; Deorari, Ashok; Dílmen, Uǧur; English, Mike; Esamai, Fabian; Fall, Caroline; Ferriero, Donna M.; Gisore, Peter; Hazir, Tabish; Higgins, Rosemary D.; Homer, Caroline S.E.; Hoque, Dewan Emdadul; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Islam, Mohammad Tajul; de Graft-Johnson, Joseph; Joshua, Martias Alice; Keenan, William; Khatoon, Soofia; Kieler, Helle; Kramer, Michael S.; Lackritz, Eve M.; Lavender, Tina; Lawintono, Laurensia; Luhanga, Richard; Marsh, David; McMillan, Douglas; McNamara, Patrick J.; Mol, Ben Willem J.; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Mukasa, Gelasius K.; Mutabazi, Miriam; Nacul, Luis Carlos; Nakakeeto, Margaret; Narayanan, Indira; Olusanya, Bolajoko; Osrin, David; Paul, Vinod; Poets, Christian; Reddy, Uma M; Santosham, Mathuram; Sayed, Rubayet; Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Natalia E.; Singhal, Nalini; Smith, Mary Alice; Smith, Peter G.; Soofi, Sajid; Spong, Catherine Y.; Sultana, Shahin; Tshefu, Antoinette; van Bel, Frank; Gray, Lauren Vestewig; Waiswa, Peter; Wang, Wei; Williams, Sarah L.A.; Wright, Linda; Zaidi, Anita; Zhang, Yanfeng; Zhong, Nanbert; Zuniga, Isabel; Bahl, Rajiv (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06)
      Background: In 2013, an estimated 2.8 million newborns died and 2.7 million were stillborn. A much greater number suffer from long term impairment associated with preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction, congenital ...