Maternal smoking during pregnancy in relation to child overweight: follow-up to age 8 years.

@article{Chen2006MaternalSD,
  title={Maternal smoking during pregnancy in relation to child overweight: follow-up to age 8 years.},
  author={Aimin Chen and Michael Lindsey Pennell and Mark A Klebanoff and Walter J. Rogan and Matthew Paul Longnecker},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={121-30}
}
BACKGROUND Data from several studies indicate that children of mothers who smoked during pregnancy may be at a risk of overweight compared with children of non-smoking mothers. The size of this relation, however, is unclear, as is the age at which it becomes detectable. METHODS Prospective data for 34 866 children enrolled in the US Collaborative Perinatal Project were analysed to examine maternal pregnancy smoking in relation to weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) in offspring at ages… CONTINUE READING

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