Intergenerational influences affecting birth outcome. I. Birthweight for gestational age in the children of the 1958 British birth cohort.

@article{Hennessy1998IntergenerationalIA,
  title={Intergenerational influences affecting birth outcome. I. Birthweight for gestational age in the children of the 1958 British birth cohort.},
  author={Enid M. Hennessy and Eva Alberman},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          45-60
        }
}
There is considerable literature on intergenerational influences on birthweight. Few studies have been able to investigate such influences on the more basic measures of birthweight for gestational age and gestational age itself. This paper considers fetal growth. The investigations are derived from the 1958 British birth cohort followed from birth to age 33 years. Included were questions on physical and social characteristics of each parent and the grandparents, and birth details of parent and… CONTINUE READING
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