Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study

@article{Hibbeln2007MaternalSC,
  title={Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study},
  author={J. Hibbeln and J. Davis and C. Steer and P. Emmett and J. Golding},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={578-585}
}
  • J. Hibbeln, J. Davis, +2 authors J. Golding
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Seafood is the predominant source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for optimum neural development. However, in the USA, women are advised to limit their seafood intake during pregnancy to 340 g per week. We used the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) to assess the possible benefits and hazards to a child's development of different levels of maternal seafood intake during pregnancy. METHODS 11,875 pregnant women completed a food frequency… CONTINUE READING
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