The impact of maternal flood-related stress and social support on offspring weight in early childhood

@article{Kroska2017TheIO,
  title={The impact of maternal flood-related stress and social support on offspring weight in early childhood},
  author={Emily B Kroska and Michael W O'hara and Guillaume Elgbeili and Kimberly J Hart and David P Laplante and Kelsey Needham Dancause and Suzanne King},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={225-233}
}
The current study examined the moderating role of social support in the association between prenatal maternal stress (PNMS) and childhood body mass index (BMI) in the context of the Iowa floods of 2008. In addition, the mediating role of offspring birthweight was examined in the association between PNMS and childhood BMI. We recruited women from eastern… CONTINUE READING