Increased Length of Gestation Linked with Self-reported Omega-3 Use during Pregnancy in Women at High Risk due to Psychiatric and Psychotropic Use
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- In this report the authors demonstrate that omega-3 fatty acids should be researched further as a variable to decrease obstetrical risk in women with psychiatric disorders
- Further research is needed as the data is consistent with the existing literature that omega-3 fatty acids can lengthen gestation.
- It is not yet clear that omega-3 intake offers a robust prevention of prematurity on its own, but may modify risk in an at-risk sample.