Partner change, birth interval and risk of PE

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Re : Partner change, birth interval and risk of PE

Postby allyson2 » Wed Aug 01, 2007 02:19 pm

If a persons pe/hellp came from the fact that they have a different partner how does the body not react the same the second time around?

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Re : Partner change, birth interval and risk of PE

Postby leftcoastgirl » Wed Aug 01, 2007 03:47 am

This is good news for me. Thank you for sharing this Caryn...cross your fingers that my ten year interval doesn't cause me a collision. =)

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Partner change, birth interval and risk of PE

Postby caryn » Wed Aug 01, 2007 03:37 am

"Two recent papers using data from the same birth registry reported that, after controlling for birth interval, partner change was associated with a reduced risk of pre-eclampsia. Based on a causal diagram, the author argues conceptually that birth interval is not a confounder but more likely to be a collider. Controlling for or stratifying birth interval in the association between partner change and risk of pre-eclampsia could be inappropriate and may have produced a spurious association..."

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