Maternal size in pregnancy and body composition in children

Catharine R. Gale, M Kassim Javaid, Sian M Robinson, Catherine M Law, Keith M Godfrey, Cyrus Cooper

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3904-11
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM)
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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