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Maternal size in pregnancy and body composition in children.

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CONTEXT: Evidence suggests that babies' fat mass at birth is greater if their mothers were themselves fatter during pregnancy, but it is unclear whether this association persists into childhood. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to examine the relation between maternal size in pregnancy, early growth and body composition in children. DESIGN AND SETTING: We conducted a prospective cohort study in Southampton, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: Participants included 216 9-yr-old children whose mothers ha...

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10.1210/jc.2007-0088

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
92
Issue:
10
Pages:
3904-3911
Publication date:
2007-10-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:8c1e5eb2-04c1-411f-9fe4-f6bcba46e4f6
Source identifiers:
107425
Local pid:
pubs:107425

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