Ambient Temperature and Reproductive Health Outcomes

  • Minshan Lu
  • Xuan Zhao
  • Dongmei Wei
  • Jiaying Zhang
  • Yusi Li
  • Jianrong He
  • Huimin Xia
  • Xiu QiuEmail author


Increasing evidence shows that ambient temperature has extensive effects on reproductive health outcomes, including hypertensive disorders, preterm birth, and childhood health. In this chapter, related studies published in Chinese or in English were searched from electronic sources and references lists of identified sources, to obtain a whole picture on the updated association between ambient temperature exposure and reproductive health outcomes in Chinese population.


Ambient temperature Hypertensive disorders Preterm birth Childhood health 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minshan Lu
    • 1
  • Xuan Zhao
    • 1
  • Dongmei Wei
    • 1
  • Jiaying Zhang
    • 1
  • Yusi Li
    • 1
  • Jianrong He
    • 1
  • Huimin Xia
    • 1
  • Xiu Qiu
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Birth Cohort Study, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical CenterGuangzhou Medical UniversityGuangzhouChina

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