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About The Study: Long-term heat and cold exposure from the second trimester until four weeks after birth was associated with newborn lung volumes, especially among female newborns, in this study of 343 mother-child pairs. The findings suggest an association between ambient temperature and newborns’ respiratory systems and underlines the vulnerability of pregnant women and their future children to climate change.
Authors: Ariane Guilbert, M.Sc., and Johanna Lepeule, Ph.D., of Universite Grenoble Alpes in La Tronche, France, are the corresponding authors.
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