News Release 

Going to sleep on your back in late pregnancy

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This study looked at whether going to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy was associated with average lower birth weights.

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Authors: Lesley M.E. McCowan, M.D., of the University of Auckland in New Zealand, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12614)

Editor's Note: The article contains conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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