Prenatal and postnatal growth and cognitive abilities at 56 months of age: a longitudinal study of infants born at term.

@article{Heinonen2008PrenatalAP,
  title={Prenatal and postnatal growth and cognitive abilities at 56 months of age: a longitudinal study of infants born at term.},
  author={Kati Heinonen and Katri R{\"a}ikk{\"o}nen and A K Pesonen and Eero O. Kajantie and Sture Andersson and Johan G Eriksson and Anja Niemel{\"a} and Timo Vartia and Juha Peltola and Aulikki Lano},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 5},
  pages={e1325-33}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate whether weight, length, BMI (kilograms per meter squared), and head circumference at birth and their postnatal growth are associated with cognitive abilities at 56 months of age among infants born at term. PATIENTS AND METHODS Our sample was composed of 1056 Finnish children born at term, (37 to 41 weeks) free of any major impairments. Weight, length, and head circumference were measured at birth and at 5, 20, and 56 months of age, and BMI was… CONTINUE READING

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