Associations between prenatal and infancy weight gain and BMI, fat mass, and fat distribution in young adulthood: a prospective cohort study in males and females born very preterm.

BACKGROUND Increasing evidence indicates that adult body composition is associated with prenatal and infancy weight gain, but the relative importance of different time periods has not been elucidated. OBJECTIVE The objective was to study the association between prenatal, early postnatal, and late infancy weight gain and body mass index (BMI), fat mass… CONTINUE READING