Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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The Comparison of Perinatal Outcomes in Early Delivery Versus Postdate Labor

Maryam Khooshideh 1 , Shahin Nariman 2 , Saeid Safari 3 and Ali Shahriari 4 , *
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Arash Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediathrics, Arash Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Pain Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Departement of Anesthesiology, Razi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: February 2017, 8 (1); e45758
  • Published Online: February 7, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 16, 2017
  • Revised: January 29, 2017
  • Accepted: February 3, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/compreped.45758

To Cite: Khooshideh M, Nariman S, Safari S, Shahriari A. The Comparison of Perinatal Outcomes in Early Delivery Versus Postdate Labor, J Compr Ped. 2017 ; 8(1):e45758. doi: 10.5812/compreped.45758.

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1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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