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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354942
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... Abstract Maternal undernutrition affects a large proportion of women in many developing countries, but has received little attention as an important determinant of poor maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) outcomes such as intrauterine growth restriction, preterm birth (PTB), and maternal...
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Series: Modern Trends in Psychiatry
Volume: 32
Published: 28 May 2021
10.1159/000510415
EISBN: 978-3-318-06856-6
... are programmed, this chapter will focus on the impacts of maternal history of childhood adversity on offspring mental health, including the role of the microbiota-gut-brain axis. One of the most commonly used frameworks of the last several decades for measuring childhood adversity is the Adverse Childhood...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 28
Published: 03 January 2020
10.1159/000480177
EISBN: 978-3-318-06612-8
..., in combination with prepregnancy, pregnancy, and postpartum characteristics (Table 1 ). From prepregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, overweight, and family history of diabetes are well-described risk factors of later development of diabetes [ 1 , 25 , 26 ]. Maternal low birth weight is associated with later...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 28
Published: 03 January 2020
10.1159/000480162
EISBN: 978-3-318-06612-8
... Abstract During pregnancy, maternal insulin resistance develops, primarily during the second and third trimesters. Placental hormones and adipocytokines contribute to this phenomenon. Insulin resistance allows glucose and amino acid sparing for fetal construction, while the mother utilizes...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 85
Published: 25 April 2016
10.1159/000439487
EISBN: 978-3-318-05643-3
... Abstract Factors operating in the preconception and prenatal periods, such as maternal obesity, excessive gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes, predict a substantial fraction of childhood obesity as well as lifelong adverse health consequences in the mother. These periods may lend...
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Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 02 June 2015
10.1159/000375220
EISBN: 978-3-318-03004-4
... and synthesizes current knowledge about nongenetic maternal risk factors, which have at least one significant finding showing evidence of a positive association with CHDs overall. Risk factors for individual CHD phenotypes are not discussed. Maternal nongenetic risk factors reviewed include sociodemographic...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
10.1159/000354941
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... Abstract The global burden of undernutrition remains high with little evidence of change in many countries. We reviewed the evidence of the potential nutritional interventions and estimated their effect on nutrition-related outcomes of women and children. Among the maternal interventions, daily...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348463
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
... of early life origins of chronic disease has focused attention on maternal health and nutrition as major determinants of the health of the offspring. India has high burden of maternal ill health and also of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, offering unique opportunities to study the links between...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02388-6
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
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Series: Issues in Infectious Diseases
Volume: 7
Published: 19 June 2013
10.1159/000348764
EISBN: 978-3-318-02399-2
... associated with a number of adverse outcomes including stillbirth, low birth weight and premature delivery. Data on the effect of treatment of maternal infection on outcome of pregnancy have been inconclusive. C. trachomatis infection has also been associated with postpartum endometritis and postabortal...