2011 and 2012 Early Careers Achievement Awards: Placental programming: how the maternal environment can impact placental function.

@article{Vonnahme20132011A2,
  title={2011 and 2012 Early Careers Achievement Awards: Placental programming: how the maternal environment can impact placental function.},
  author={Kimberly A. Vonnahme and C O Lemley and Prabodh Shukla and Stephen T. O'Rourke},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={2467-80}
}
Proper establishment of the placenta is important for fetal survival; however, placental adaptations to inadequate maternal nutrition or other stressors are imperative for fetal growth to be optimal. The effects of maternal nutritional status and activity level on placental vascular function and uteroplacental blood flows are important to understand as… CONTINUE READING