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1
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Negative outcomes correlated with periodontal disease in human/women=

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low birth weight, preterm labor, increased neonatal mortality, miscarriage, growth restriction, fetal death

2
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General study MM details

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  • USDA dog breeding facility
  • Single dental evals performed within first 8 weeks postparturition included in study
  • “discoloration” of teeth equated to accum of plaque and calculus
  • Gingival index determined by extent of inflam, bleeding and recession
3
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Did the study show significant correlation between dental score and adverse pregnancy outcomes in dogs?

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No. Results of the present study did not show significant correlations b/w dental score and adverse pregnancy outcomes.

4
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How was dam age correlated with litter size and gestation length ( + or -)?

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Age correlated negatively with litter size and positively with gestation length.
Litter size was negatively correlated with gestation length

5
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What had a significant positive correlation with the presence of failure to thrive puppies?

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Both litter size and dam age

6
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Difference in progesterone in canine versus human pregnancy?

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Canine: progesterone level starts high and peaks 20-30d then declines until whelping
Human: Prog starts low and gradually increases throughout- highest in 3rd trimester.
Also concentration and exposure length difference

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