Leptin and gestational weight gain: relation of maternal and cord blood leptin to birth weight.

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OBJECTIVES To determine maternal serum leptin concentrations throughout normal pregnancy, as well as cord blood leptin concentration, and to correlate serum and cord blood leptin levels with gestational weight gain and birth weight, respectively. METHODS This study comprised 52 normal pregnant women, including 11 in the first, 19 in the second, and 22 in… (More)

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@article{Shaarawy1999LeptinAG, title={Leptin and gestational weight gain: relation of maternal and cord blood leptin to birth weight.}, author={Mohammed A Shaarawy and Samira Yousef El-Mallah}, journal={Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation}, year={1999}, volume={6 2}, pages={70-3} }