Maternal obesity and risk of Down syndrome in the offspring.


OBJECTIVE The objective of this article is to determine if maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of Down syndrome in the offspring and whether the risk estimates for trisomy 21 based on combined screening is affected by maternal body mass index (BMI). METHODS Study group I consisted of a nationwide cohort of 1 568 604 women giving birth… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/pd.4294


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