Association of Supine Going-to-Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy With Reduced Birth Weight: A Secondary Analysis of an Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis.

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Show simple item record Anderson, Ngaire en Gordon, Adrienne en Li, Minglan en Cronin, Robin en Thompson, John en Raynes-Greenow, Camille H en Heazell, Alexander EP en Stacey, Tomasina en Culling, Vicki M en Wilson, Jessica en Askie, Lisa M en Mitchell, Edwin en McCowan, Lesley en 2019-10-29T00:16:22Z en 2019-10-02 en
dc.identifier.citation JAMA network open 2(10):e1912614 02 Oct 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 2574-3805 en
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dc.description.abstract Importance:Supine maternal position in the third trimester is associated with reduced uterine blood flow and increased risk of late stillbirth. As reduced uterine blood flow is also associated with fetal growth restriction, this study explored the association between the position in which pregnant women went to sleep and infant birth weight. Objective:To examine the association between supine position when going to sleep in women after 28 weeks of pregnancy and lower birth weight and birth weight centiles. Design, Setting, and Participants:Prespecified subgroup analysis using data from controls in an individual participant data meta-analysis of 4 case-control studies investigating sleep and stillbirth in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Participants were women with ongoing pregnancies at 28 weeks' gestation or more at interview. Main Outcomes and Measures:The primary outcome was adjusted mean difference (aMD) in birth weight. Secondary outcomes were birth weight centiles (INTERGROWTH-21st and customized) and adjusted odds ratios (aORs) for birth weight less than 50th and less than 10th centile (small for gestational age) for supine vs nonsupine going-to-sleep position in the last 1 to 4 weeks, adjusted for variables known to be associated with birth size. Results:Of 1760 women (mean [SD] age, 30.25 [5.46] years), 57 (3.2%) reported they usually went to sleep supine during the previous 1 to 4 weeks. Adjusted mean (SE) birth weight was 3410 (112) g among women who reported supine position and 3554 (98) g among women who reported nonsupine position (aMD, 144 g; 95% CI, -253 to -36 g; P = .009), representing an approximate 10-percentile reduction in adjusted mean INTERGROWTH-21st (48.5 vs 58.6; aMD, -10.1; 95% CI, -17.1 to -3.1) and customized (40.7 vs 49.7; aMD, -9.0; 95% CI, -16.6 to -1.4) centiles. There was a nonsignificant increase in birth weight at less than the 50th INTERGROWTH-21st centile (aOR, 1.90; 95% CI, 0.83-4.34) and a 2-fold increase in birth weight at less than the 50th customized centile (aOR, 2.12; 95% CI, 1.20-3.76). Going to sleep supine was associated with a 3-fold increase in small for gestational age birth weight by INTERGROWTH-21st standards (aOR, 3.23; 95% CI, 1.37-7.59) and a nonsignificant increase in small for gestational age birth weight customized standards (aOR, 1.63; 95% CI, 0.77-3.44). Conclusions and Relevance:This study found that going to sleep in a supine position in late pregnancy was independently associated with reduced birth weight and birth weight centile. This novel association is biologically plausible and likely modifiable. Public health campaigns that encourage women in the third trimester of pregnancy to settle to sleep on their side have potential to optimize birth weight. en
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dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Birth Weight en
dc.subject Sleep en
dc.subject Pregnancy en
dc.subject Pregnancy Trimester, Third en
dc.subject Supine Position en
dc.subject Adult en
dc.subject Infant, Low Birth Weight en
dc.subject Female en
dc.subject Young Adult en
dc.title Association of Supine Going-to-Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy With Reduced Birth Weight: A Secondary Analysis of an Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12614 en
pubs.issue 10 en
pubs.begin-page e1912614 en
pubs.volume 2 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en
pubs.publication-status Published en
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pubs.subtype Meta-Analysis en
pubs.subtype Comparative Study en
pubs.subtype Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't en
pubs.subtype research-article en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 784030 en Medical and Health Sciences en School of Medicine en Obstetrics and Gynaecology en Paediatrics Child & Youth Hlth en
dc.identifier.eissn 2574-3805 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-10-03 en
pubs.dimensions-id 31577362 en

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