Leptin and maternal growth during adolescent pregnancy.


BACKGROUND Maternal growth on the basis of knee height occurs in nearly 50% of pregnant teenagers and is associated with greater gestational weight gain and accrual of subcutaneous fat in the mother but lower fetal growth compared with nongrowing teenagers and mature pregnant women. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine whether leptin is… (More)


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