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The authors report no conflict of interest.
A.N.B. was supported by a grant (grant number K23HD103875) from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development during the study. This study received no other external source of funding.
This study was presented virtually as a poster (identification number 1219) at the 42nd annual conference of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine on February 4, 2022.
Cite this article as: Cozzi GD, Jauk VC, Szychowski JM, et al. Participation in obstetrical studies is associated with improved pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 2022;XX:x.ex–x.ex.