Early Life Antibiotic Exposure and Weight Development in Children.

  title={Early Life Antibiotic Exposure and Weight Development in Children.},
  author={Catherine A. Mbakwa and Lotte Scheres and John Penders and Monique Mommers and Carel Thijs and Ilja C. W. Arts},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
OBJECTIVE To examine the timing, frequency, and type of antibiotic exposure during the first 10 years of life in association with (over)weight across this period in a cohort of 979 children. STUDY DESIGN Within the Child, Parents and Health: Lifestyle and Genetic Constitution Birth Cohort Study, antibiotic exposure record was obtained from general practitioners. Anthropometric outcomes (age- and sex-standardized body mass index, weight and height z-scores, and overweight) were measured… CONTINUE READING
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