Adverse neonatal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Northwest Ethiopia.

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Summary of "Adverse neonatal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Northwest Ethiopia."

Adolescents have physical, social and psychological characteristics that are different from adults. Adolescent pregnancy results in pregnancy and childbirth complications- an area neglected in developing countries like Ethiopia. This study, therefore, was conducted to assess the adverse neonatal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Northwest Ethiopia.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0218259


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