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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 820680, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/820680
Clinical Study

Influence of First-Time Mothers' Early Employment on Severe Early Childhood Caries in Their Child

1Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
2Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia

Received 26 June 2012; Revised 12 September 2012; Accepted 12 September 2012

Academic Editor: Lavjay Butani

Copyright © 2012 Kamila Plutzer and Marc J. N. C. Keirse. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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