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Selected Publications

Fertility and Pregnancy

  1. Baird DD, Wilcox AJ. Cigarette smoking associated with delayed conception. JAMA 253(20):2979-83, 1985. [Abstract]
  2. Baird DD, Wilcox AJ, Weinberg CR. Use of time to pregnancy to study environmental exposures. Am J Epidemiol 124(3):470-80, 1986. [Abstract]
  3. Wilcox AJ, Weinberg CR, Baird DD: Risk factors for early pregnancy loss. Epidemiol 1:382-85, 1990. [Abstract]
  4. Baird DD, Weinberg CR, Wilcox AJ, McConnaughey DR, Musey PI: Using the ratio of urinary estrogen and progesterone metabolites to estimate day of ovulation. Statist Med 10:255-66, 1991. [Abstract]
  5. Wilcox AJ, Dunson D, Baird DD: The timing of the fertile window in the menstrual cycle: day-specific estimates from a prospective study. Brit Med J 321:1259-62; 2000. [Abstract] [Full Text]
  6. Baird DD. The Gestational Timing of Pregnancy Loss: Adaptive Strategy? American journal of human biology 2009 21(6):725-727 [Abstract]
  7. Baird DD, Steiner AZ.  Anti-Müllerian hormone:  A potential new tool in epidemiologic studies of female fecundability.  Am J Epidemiol 175(4):245-249, 2012. [Abstract]
  8. Velez-Edwards DR, Aldridge T, Baird DD, Jonsson-Funk ML, Savitz DA, Hartmann KE. Periconceptional over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure and risk for spontaneous abortion.Obstetrics and gynecology 2012 120(1):113-122. [Abstract]
  9. Jukic AMZ, Baird DD, Weinberg CR, McConnaughey DR, Wilcox AJ. Length of human pregnancy and contributors to its natural variation. Human reproduction (Oxford, England) 28(10):2848-2855, 2013. [Abstract]
  10. Jukic AM, Steiner AZ, Baird DD. Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and ovarian reserve in premenopausal women. Menopause 22(3):312-316, 2015. [Abstract]
  11. Jukic AMZ, Upson K, Harmon QE, Baird DD. Increasing serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with reduced odds of long menstrual cycles in a cross-sectional study of African American women. Fertility and sterility 2016 106(1):172-179. [Abstract]
  12. Marsh EE, Bernardi LA, Steinberg MD, de Chavez PJ, Visser JA, Carnethon MR, Baird DD. Novel correlates between antimüllerian hormone and menstrual cycle characteristics in African-American women (23-35 years-old). Fertility and sterility 2016 106(2):443-450. [Abstract]
  13. Bernardi LA, Carnethon MR, deChavez PJ, Ikhena DE , Neff LM, Baird DD, Marsh EE. Relationship between obesity and anti-Müllerian hormone in reproductive-aged African American women. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 2017 25(1):229-235. [Abstract]


  1. Baird DD, Dunson DB, Hill MC, Cousins D, Schectman JM. High cumulative incidence of uterine leiomyoma in black and white women: Ultrasound evidence. Am J Obstet. Gynecol 2003 188:100-107. [Abstract] [Full Text]
  2. Peddada SD, Laughlin S, Miner K, Guyon JP, Haneke K, Vahdat HL, Smelka RC, Kowalik A, Armao D, Davis B, Baird DD. Growth of uterine leiomyomata among premenopausal black and white women. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2008 105(50):19887-19892. [Abstract]
  3. Baird DD, Travlos G, Wilson R, Dunson DB, Hill MC, D’Aloisio AA, London SJ, Schectman JM. Uterine leiomyomata in relation to insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin, and diabetes. Epidemiology. 2009; 20(4):604-610. [Abstract]
  4. Laughlin SK, Schroeder JC, Baird DD. New directions in the epidemiology of uterine fibroids. Seminars in reproductive medicine 2010 28(3):204-217. [Abstract]
  5. Laughlin SK, Herring AH, Savitz DA, Olshan AF, Fielding JR, Hartmann KE, Baird DD. Pregnancy-related fibroid reduction. Fertil Steril 94(6):2421-2423, 2010. [Abstract]
  6. Baird DD, Hill MC, Schectman JM, Hollis BW. Vitamin d and the risk of uterine fibroids. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2013 24(3):447-453. [Abstract]
  7. Baird DD, Saldaña TM, Shore DL, Hill MC, Schectman JM. A single baseline ultrasound assessment of fibroid presence and size is strongly predictive of future uterine procedure: 8-year follow-up of randomly sampled premenopausal women aged 35-49 years. Human Reproduction 30(12):2936-2944, 2015. [Abstract]
  8. Harmon QE, Baird DD. Use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and prevalent leiomyoma in young African American women. Human Reproduction (Oxford, England) 30(6):1499-1504, 2015. [Abstract]
  9. Moore KR, Smith JR, Cole SR, Schoenbach VJ, Schlusser K, Gaydos CA, Baird DD. Herpes simplex virus-2 seroprevalence and ultrasound-diagnosed uterine fibroids in a large population of young African-American women. American J Epidemiology 183(11): 961-968, 2016. [Abstract]
  10. Upson K, Harmon QE, Baird DD. Soy-Based Infant Formula Feeding and Ultrasound-Detected Uterine Fibroids among Young African-American Women with No Prior Clinical Diagnosis of Fibroids. Environmental health perspectives 2016 124(6):769-775. [Abstract]
  11. Upson K, Harmon QE, Laughlin-Tommaso SK, Baird DD. Soy-based infant formula feeding and heavy menstrual bleeding among young African American women. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2016 27(5):716-725. [Abstract]


  1. Myers SL, Yang CZ, Bittner GD, Witt KL, Tice RR, Baird DD. Estrogenic and Anti-Estrogenic Activity of Off-The-Shelf Hair and Skin Care Products. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology 2015 25(3):271-277. [Abstract]
  2. Harmon QE, Umbach DM, Baird DD. Use of estrogen-containing contraception is associated with increased levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D. J Clin Endocrinol and Metab, in press. [Abstract]
  3. Park YM, O'Brien KM, Zhao S, Weinberg CR, Baird DD, Sandler DP. Gestational diabetes mellitus may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer. British journal of cancer 2017 ():-.  [Abstract]
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