Journal articles

Peer reviewed journal articles:


Nethery E, Schummers L, Levine A, Caughey AB, Souter V, Gordon W. Birth Outcomes for Planned Home and Licensed Freestanding Birth Center Births in Washington State. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2021. 10.1097. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004578

Nethery E, Schummers L, Maginley KS, Dunn S, Norman WV. Household income and contraceptive methods among female youth: A cross-sectional study using the Canadian Community Health Survey (2009–10 and 2013–14). CMAJ-Opendoi:10.9778/cmajo.20190087 November 2019

Souter V, Nethery E, Kopas ML, Wurz H, Sitcov K, Caughney AB. Comparison of Midwifery and Obstetric Care in Low-Risk Hospital Births. Obstetrics & Gynecology (green journal) 2019. November 2019

Vedam S, Stoll K, Khemet Taiwo T, Rubashkin N, Cheyney M, Strauss N, McLemore M, Cadena M, Nethery E, Rushton E, Schummers L, Declercq E. The Giving Voice to Mothers Study: inequity and mistreatment during pregnancy and childbirth in the United States. Reproductive Health 2019; 16(77).

Hall WA, Nethery E. What does Sleep Hygiene have to offer Children’s Sleep Problems? Paediatr Respir Rev 2018; Online 9-Nov 2018.  doi:10.1016/j.prrv.2018.10.005.

Nethery E, Gordon W, Bovbjerg ML, Cheyney M. Rural community birth: Maternal and neonatal outcomes for planned community births among rural women in the United States, 2004-2009. Birth 2018:45(2). doi:10.1111/birt.12322.

Stoll K, Swift EM, Fairbrother N, Nethery E, Janssen P. A systematic review of nonpharmacological prenatal interventions for pregnancy-specific anxiety and fear of childbirth. Birth 2018;45(1). doi:10.1111/birt.12316.

Nethery E, Mallach G, Rainham D, Goldberg MS, & Wheeler AJ. Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and temperature data to generate time-activity classifications for estimating personal exposure in air monitoring studies: an automated method. Environmental Health. 2014:13(1), 33.

Johnson, M., MacNeill, M., Grgicak-Mannion, A., Nethery, E., Xu, X., Dales, R., … Wheeler, A. (2013). Development of temporally refined land-use regression models predicting daily household-level air pollution in a panel study of lung function among asthmatic children. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 23(3), 259–267.

Nethery, E., Wheeler, A. J., Fisher, M., Sjödin, A., Li, Z., Romanoff, L. Foster, W., Arbuckle, T. E. (2012). Urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons as a biomarker of exposure to PAHs in air: a pilot study among pregnant women. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 22(1), 70–81.

Nethery, E., Brauer, M., & Janssen, P. (2009). Time–activity patterns of pregnant women and changes during the course of pregnancy. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 19(3), 317–324.

Marshall, J. D., Nethery, E., & Brauer, M. (2008). Within-urban variability in ambient air pollution: comparison of estimation methods. Atmospheric Environment, 42(6), 1359–1369.

Nethery, E., Leckie, S. E., Teschke, K., & Brauer, M. (2008). From measures to models: an evaluation of air pollution exposure assessment for epidemiological studies of pregnant women. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 65(9), 579–586. (Editor’s choice)

Nethery, E., Teschke, K., & Brauer, M. (2008). Predicting personal exposure of pregnant women to traffic-related air pollutants. Science of the Total Environment, 395(1), 11–22.

Dales, R., Wheeler, A., Mahmud, M., Frescura, A. M., Smith-Doiron, M., Nethery, E., & Liu, L. (2008). The influence of living near roadways on spirometry and exhaled nitric oxide in elementary schoolchildren. Environ Health Perspect, 116(10), 1423–1427.

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In review (submitted)

Riley T, Nethery E, Chung EK, Souter V. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on perinatal care and outcomes: an interrupted time series analysis. Submitted to Birth. 2021