Ayoola AB, et al. Time from pregnancy recognition to prenatal care and associated newborn outcomes. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. Sep/Oct 2010;39(5):550-556.
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between newborn outcomes and late prenatal care initiation after recognition of pregnancy. Results revealed that the average time lag from pregnancy recognition to prenatal care was not associated with poor newborn outcomes.