Margaret L Watkins

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk for birth defects
    Margaret L Watkins
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1152-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Subfertility and prepregnancy overweight/obesity: possible interaction between these risk factors in the etiology of congenital renal anomalies
    Margaret A Honein
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:572-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a free folic acid supplement program in family planning clinics
    Margaret L Watkins
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:403-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Intent to become pregnant as a predictor of exposures during pregnancy: is there a relation?
    Lara C Than
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, and Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:389-96. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and evaluation of interventions promoting periconceptional multivitamin use
    Jean M Lawrence
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Department of Research and Evaluation, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:17-24. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Do racial and ethnic differences in serum folate values exist after food fortification with folic acid?
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:520-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Food fortification with folic acid and rate of multiple births, 1994-2000
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:948-52. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, and central nervous system birth defects
    James L Anderson
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epidemiology 16:87-92. 2005

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk for birth defects
    Margaret L Watkins
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1152-8. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Subfertility and prepregnancy overweight/obesity: possible interaction between these risk factors in the etiology of congenital renal anomalies
    Margaret A Honein
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:572-7. 2003
    ..Maternal subfertility and high body mass index (BMI) are both associated with adverse reproductive outcomes, including some birth defects. One study reported an association between subfertility and renal anomalies (Li, 1999)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a free folic acid supplement program in family planning clinics
    Margaret L Watkins
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:403-7. 2004
    ..We report the results of an evaluation of a folic acid intervention in Georgia family planning clinics that provided free folic acid supplements or fortified breakfast cereal...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intent to become pregnant as a predictor of exposures during pregnancy: is there a relation?
    Lara C Than
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, and Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:389-96. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationship between intent to be pregnant and selected maternal exposures during pregnancy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and evaluation of interventions promoting periconceptional multivitamin use
    Jean M Lawrence
    Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Department of Research and Evaluation, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:17-24. 2003
    ..Periconceptional folic acid use reduces the risk of neural tube defects and possibly other birth defects. The effectiveness of two interventions to increase the use of multivitamins among women of childbearing ages was evaluated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do racial and ethnic differences in serum folate values exist after food fortification with folic acid?
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:520-6. 2006
    ..Information about folate levels early in pregnancy before the fortification is limited. This study examined the associations between serum folate at first prenatal visit and maternal race/ethnicity, age, vitamin use, and body mass index...
  7. ncbi request reprint Food fortification with folic acid and rate of multiple births, 1994-2000
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:948-52. 2004
    ..Some studies have suggested that increased FA consumption might increase the risk of multiple gestation pregnancies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, and central nervous system birth defects
    James L Anderson
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epidemiology 16:87-92. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether gestational diabetes influenced the association of prepregnancy maternal obesity and risks for CNS birth defects...