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Paternal drinking before pregnancy, risk of birth defects

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: This study examined the association of paternal drinking before pregnancy with the risk of birth defects in children among couples in China.

Authors: Xiaotian Li, M.D., Ph.D., of Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.0291)

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