Hypertensive diseases of pregnancy predict parent-reported difficult temperament in infancy.

@article{Robinson2013HypertensiveDO,
  title={Hypertensive diseases of pregnancy predict parent-reported difficult temperament in infancy.},
  author={Monique Robinson and Wendy H Oddy and A J O Whitehouse and Craig Edward Pennell and Garth Edward Kendall and Neil J. McLean and Peter J Jacoby and Stephen R. Zubrick and Fiona J. Stanley and John P. Newnham},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={174-80}
}
OBJECTIVE Recent research has linked hypertensive diseases of pregnancy with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood and adulthood. This study aimed to establish whether such effects are observed in infancy. METHODS This was a prospective pregnancy cohort study of 2,785 pregnancies with complete data on hypertensive diseases of pregnancy. Mothers completed a validated Australian adaptation of the Toddler Temperament Scale when the children were 1 year of age (n = 2,384). Algorithms… CONTINUE READING