Season of birth and subsequent body size: The potential role of prenatal vitamin D

@article{KrenzNiedbaa2011SeasonOB,
  title={Season of birth and subsequent body size: The potential role of prenatal vitamin D},
  author={M. Krenz-Niedbała and E. Puch and K. Kościński},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23}
}
Objectives: The relationship between season of birth and various physical and psychological outcomes was reported in many studies, although the underlying mechanism still remains unrecognized. The aim of this study was to explore the season‐of‐birth effect on body size in the sample of 1,148 eight‐year‐old Polish urban children and propose the mechanism responsible for this effect. Methods: The children were examined three times at their birthdays and at two cross‐sectional surveys. Effects of… Expand
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