The influence of maternal and paternal factors on time to pregnancy--a Dutch population-based birth-cohort study: the GECKO Drenthe study.

@article{Mutsaerts2012TheIO,
  title={The influence of maternal and paternal factors on time to pregnancy--a Dutch population-based birth-cohort study: the GECKO Drenthe study.},
  author={Meike A Q Mutsaerts and Henk Groen and Haika G. Huiting and Walter K H Kuchenbecker and Pieter J. J. Sauer and Jolande A. Land and Ronald P. Stolk and Annemieke Hoek},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={583-93}
}
BACKGROUND Both maternal and paternal factors have been suggested to influence a couple's fecundity. To investigate this, we examined the role of several maternal and paternal lifestyle and socio-demographic factors as determinants of time to pregnancy (TTP) in a Dutch birth-cohort. METHODS Groningen Expert Center for Kids with Obesity (GECKO) Drenthe is a population-based birth-cohort study of children born between April 2006 and April 2007 in Drenthe, a province of The Netherlands. Both… CONTINUE READING