Moms With Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

November 13, 2014 11:08 PM

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Expectant mothers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to give birth prematurely, according to a recent study.

Researchers from Denmark and the United States found that babies of women with RA or pre-clinical RA -- the period prior to symptoms -- are 1.5 times more likely to be born prematurely in Denmark. The findings indicate that body measurements of the baby at birth were only slightly lower in children ...

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