Associations of Early-Life Nutritional Exposures, Growth-Promoting Hormones and Fetal and Childhood Growth: Analysis of Mother-Child Pairs in Project Viva.

Switkowski, Karen.

Abstract: Background: Evidence from animal, epidemiologic, and intervention studies suggests that prenatal and early postnatal nutritional exposures may program growth-regulating hormones, fetal and childhood growth patterns, and ultimately risk of associated chronic diseases in later life. Approaches to understanding and preventing unfavorable growth patterns and chronic disease increasingly emph... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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