Kathleen Maher Rasmussen

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The "fetal origins" hypothesis: challenges and opportunities for maternal and child nutrition
    K M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14583, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:73-95. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Maternal obesity: a problem for both mother and child
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:929-31. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal obesity before conception with poor lactation performance
    Kathleen Maher Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 27:103-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prepregnant overweight and obesity diminish the prolactin response to suckling in the first week postpartum
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6301, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e465-71. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity may impair lactogenesis II
    K M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 131:3009S-11S. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity as a risk factor for failure to initiate and sustain lactation
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 503:217-22. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Maternal supplementation differentially affects the mother and newborn
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutrition Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 140:402-6. 2010
  8. pmc New guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy: what obstetrician/gynecologists should know
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    aDivision of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:521-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy in the context of the obesity epidemic
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1191-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A description of lactation counseling practices that are used with obese mothers
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Hum Lact 22:322-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. TRAINING IN MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION
    KATHLEEN RASMUSSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The "fetal origins" hypothesis: challenges and opportunities for maternal and child nutrition
    K M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14583, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 21:73-95. 2001
    ..It is too soon to use this research as a basis for new interventions directed at pregnant women for the purpose of reducing chronic disease in their offspring...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal obesity: a problem for both mother and child
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:929-31. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal obesity before conception with poor lactation performance
    Kathleen Maher Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 27:103-21. 2007
    ..Given the increasingly high rates of obesity among women of reproductive age worldwide and the importance of breastfeeding for infant health, further study of this association is essential...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prepregnant overweight and obesity diminish the prolactin response to suckling in the first week postpartum
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6301, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e465-71. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity may impair lactogenesis II
    K M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 131:3009S-11S. 2001
    ..Taken together, these findings in animals and women strongly suggest that maternal obesity in the perinatal period is a cause of delayed lactogenesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity as a risk factor for failure to initiate and sustain lactation
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 503:217-22. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Maternal supplementation differentially affects the mother and newborn
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutrition Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 140:402-6. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc New guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy: what obstetrician/gynecologists should know
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    aDivision of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:521-6. 2009
    ..To review the recently issued guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy...
  9. doi request reprint Recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy in the context of the obesity epidemic
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1191-5. 2010
    ..Scientific evidence was inadequate to provide specific guidelines by obesity class or to support a public health recommendation to reduce the guidelines below 5-9 kg (11-20 lb) for obese women...
  10. ncbi request reprint A description of lactation counseling practices that are used with obese mothers
    Kathleen M Rasmussen
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Hum Lact 22:322-7. 2006
    ..Given the excess risk for premature lactation failure among obese women, these findings suggest that those who care for such women need to be made aware of this risk so that they can develop and provide appropriate services...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal prepregnant body mass index, duration of breastfeeding, and timing of complementary food introduction are associated with infant weight gain
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1579-88. 2004
    ..These shorter durations may place infants of overweight and obese women at risk of not receiving the benefits of breastfeeding, which may include a reduced risk of overweight later in life...
  12. ncbi request reprint High prepregnant body mass index is associated with early termination of full and any breastfeeding in Danish women
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:404-11. 2007
    ..An association between high prepregnant body mass index (BMI) and early termination of breastfeeding has been observed, but this finding may have depended on the sociocultural context...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity is negatively associated with breastfeeding success among Hispanic but not Black women
    Janet G Kugyelka
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 134:1746-53. 2004
    ..We speculate that obesity may have a different biological meaning for BF success in Black women than it does in those who are Caucasian or Hispanic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is associated with earlier termination of breast-feeding among White women
    Julie A Hilson
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Nutr 136:140-6. 2006
    ..Thus, in addition to conceiving at a healthy weight, gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy is also important for successful BF...
  15. doi request reprint Danish health care providers' perception of breastfeeding difficulty experienced by women who are obese, have large breasts, or both
    Karin A Katz
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 6301, USA
    J Hum Lact 26:138-47. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Micronutrient supplementation affects maternal-infant feeding interactions and maternal distress in Bangladesh
    Amy L Frith
    Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:141-8. 2009
    ..Although micronutrient malnutrition has been associated with poorer interaction, the effects of maternal micronutrient supplementation on interaction are unknown...
  17. pmc Maternal, infant, and household factors are associated with breast-feeding trajectories during infants' first 6 months of life in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Sabrina Rasheed
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 139:1582-7. 2009
    ..6; 95% CI, 0.4-0.8) were less likely to be in the CMFT. Thus, these trajectories were associated with distinct groups of women and these results provide information useful for developing interventions to improve breast-feeding practices...

Research Grants2

  1. TRAINING IN MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION
    KATHLEEN RASMUSSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
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