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2011 Prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors in pregnant antenatal care attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

We sought to identify the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care ...

2010 Predictors of risk of alcohol-exposed pregnancies among women in an urban and a rural area of South Africa

The study sought to determine the prevalence and predictors of being at risk of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy (AEP) among women of child-bear...

2010 Stressful pregnancies linked to behavioural problems in children

Findings from a number of studies suggest that there is an association between mothers who had stressful pregnancies and behavioural problem...

2010 Factors influencing pregnancy desires among HIV positive women in Gert Sibande district in Mpumalanga, South Africa

Fertility issues for HIV-positive women are becoming increasingly important. The study investigated the pregnancy desires of HIV positive wo...