Maternal Gestational and Postdelivery Weight Gain and Child Weight.

@article{Rossem2015MaternalGA,
  title={Maternal Gestational and Postdelivery Weight Gain and Child Weight.},
  author={Lenie van Rossem and Alet H. Wijga and Ulrike Gehring and Gerard H Koppelman and Henriette A Smit},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={136 5},
  pages={
          e1294-301
        }
}
BACKGROUND Maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) is a risk factor for the development of overweight in her child. It is unknown whether GWG programs the child's health or whether GWG indicates a shared familial lifestyle during childhood. To disentangle these influences, we studied the association of GWG and postdelivery maternal weight change simultaneously with child's weight development. METHODS We used data from 3367 children participating in a birth cohort that started in 1996 in the… CONTINUE READING
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