Childhood cardiometabolic outcomes of maternal obesity during pregnancy: the Generation R Study.

@article{Gaillard2014ChildhoodCO,
  title={Childhood cardiometabolic outcomes of maternal obesity during pregnancy: the Generation R Study.},
  author={Romy Gaillard and Eric A. P. Steegers and Liesbeth Duijts and Janine F. Felix and Albert Hofman and O. H. Franco and Vincent W V Jaddoe},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={683-91}
}
Maternal prepregnancy obesity is associated with impaired cardiometabolic health in offspring. Whether these associations reflect direct intrauterine causal mechanisms remains unclear. In a population-based prospective cohort study among 4871 mothers, fathers, and their children, we examined the associations of both maternal and paternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) with childhood body fat distribution and cardiometabolic outcomes and explored whether any association was explained by… CONTINUE READING
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