Maternal psychological distress during pregnancy and childhood cardio-metabolic risk factors.

@article{Silva2019MaternalPD,
  title={Maternal psychological distress during pregnancy and childhood cardio-metabolic risk factors.},
  author={Clarissa Cavalin Silva and Florianne O. L. Vehmeijer and Hanan El Marroun and Janine F. Felix and Vincent W. V. Jaddoe and S. Santos},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2019},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          572-579
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Previous studies suggest that psychological distress during pregnancy may lead to fetal developmental adaptations, which programme cardio-metabolic disease of the offspring. We examined the associations of maternal overall psychological distress, depression and anxiety during pregnancy with cardio-metabolic risk factors in 10-year-old children and explore potential sex-specific differences. METHODS AND RESULTS In a population-based prospective cohort study among 4,088… CONTINUE READING
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