The role of omega-3 fatty acids in preventing early preterm delivery
This meta-analysis reviewed nine randomized trials to assess the influence of omega-3 fatty acids on early (< 34 weeks) and any (< 37 weeks) preterm delivery.
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Omega-3 fatty acids are effective in preventing early and any preterm delivery. The internvention is simple and easily available and has the potential to influece population based strategies in the prevention of preterm birth.
Kar S, et al. Effects of omega-3 fatty acids in prevention of early preterm delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized studies. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Reproductive Biology. 2016;198:40-46.