Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (PSO-RPP-2005-2-1031, 134531)
IWK Health Centre (09020)
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Received: 26 February 2018
Accepted: 7 August 2018
First Online: 15 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia and the Research Ethics Board of the IWK Health Centre (File # 1015714) provided data access approval and ethics approval, respectively. The need for informed consent for this database-based study was waived as per the Nova Scotia Personal Health Information Act. All procedures performed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional research committee and with the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, December 2014.
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