Mandy B Belfort

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Gestational glucose tolerance and cord blood leptin levels predict slower weight gain in early infancy
    Margaret Parker
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:227-33. 2011
  2. pmc Preterm infant linear growth and adiposity gain: trade-offs for later weight status and intelligence quotient
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1564-1569.e2. 2013
  3. pmc Using parent questionnaires to assess neurodevelopment in former preterm infants: a validation study
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:199-207. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Prenatal and perinatal predictors of blood pressure at school age in former preterm, low birth weight infants
    M B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Perinatol 32:265-9. 2012
  5. pmc Low iodine content in the diets of hospitalized preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 438, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E632-6. 2012
  6. pmc Size at birth, infant growth, and blood pressure at three years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 151:670-4. 2007
  7. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of preterm birth and later systolic blood pressure
    Femke De Jong
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 59:226-34. 2012
  8. pmc Infant growth before and after term: effects on neurodevelopment in preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e899-906. 2011
  9. pmc Health state preferences associated with weight status in children and adolescents
    Mandy B Belfort
    Div of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 11:12. 2011
  10. pmc Infant growth and child cognition at 3 years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e689-95. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Gestational glucose tolerance and cord blood leptin levels predict slower weight gain in early infancy
    Margaret Parker
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:227-33. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which known prenatal and perinatal predictors of childhood obesity also predict weight gain in early infancy...
  2. pmc Preterm infant linear growth and adiposity gain: trade-offs for later weight status and intelligence quotient
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1564-1569.e2. 2013
    ..To examine trade-offs between cognitive outcome and overweight/obesity in preterm-born infants at school age and young adulthood in relation to weight gain and linear growth during infancy...
  3. pmc Using parent questionnaires to assess neurodevelopment in former preterm infants: a validation study
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:199-207. 2013
    ..Our aim was to validate the Motor and Social Development (MSD) scale in a sample of former preterm infants...
  4. doi request reprint Prenatal and perinatal predictors of blood pressure at school age in former preterm, low birth weight infants
    M B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Perinatol 32:265-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate prenatal and perinatal determinants of school age blood pressure (BP) in former preterm, low birth weight infants...
  5. pmc Low iodine content in the diets of hospitalized preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 438, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E632-6. 2012
    ..Use of iodine-containing skin antiseptics in intensive care nurseries has declined substantially in recent years, but whether the current dietary iodine intake meets the requirement for hospitalized preterm infants is unknown...
  6. pmc Size at birth, infant growth, and blood pressure at three years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 151:670-4. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine the extent to which infant growth-in weight-for-length-from birth to 6 months is associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP) at 3 years and to determine whether this association varies with birth size...
  7. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of preterm birth and later systolic blood pressure
    Femke De Jong
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 59:226-34. 2012
    ..8 mm Hg (95% CI: 2.6-5.0 mm Hg). We conclude that infants who are born preterm or very low birth weight have modestly higher systolic blood pressure later in life and may be at increased risk for developing hypertension and its sequelae...
  8. pmc Infant growth before and after term: effects on neurodevelopment in preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e899-906. 2011
    ..To identify sensitive periods of postnatal growth for preterm infants relative to neurodevelopment at 18 months' corrected age...
  9. pmc Health state preferences associated with weight status in children and adolescents
    Mandy B Belfort
    Div of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 11:12. 2011
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  10. pmc Infant growth and child cognition at 3 years of age
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e689-95. 2008
    ..Infancy is a critical period for brain development. Few studies have examined the extent to which infant weight gain is associated with later neurodevelopmental outcomes in healthy populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infant weight gain and school-age blood pressure and cognition in former preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 437, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1419-26. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which infant weight gain is associated with systolic BP (SBP) and IQ at school age in former preterm, low birth weight infants...
  12. pmc Maternal iron intake and iron status during pregnancy and child blood pressure at age 3 years
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:301-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to examine the extent to which lower maternal iron intake, haemoglobin level and mean cell volume (MCV) during pregnancy are associated with higher child systolic blood pressure (SBP) at age 3 years...
  13. pmc Second trimester estimated fetal weight and fetal weight gain predict childhood obesity
    Margaret Parker
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Pediatr 161:864-70. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which fetal weight during mid-pregnancy and fetal weight gain from mid-pregnancy to birth predict adiposity and blood pressure (BP) at age 3 years...
  14. pmc Associations of gestational weight gain with short- and longer-term maternal and child health outcomes
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:173-80. 2009
    ..For obese women, the lowest-risk weight change was weight loss in all models. Recommendations for gestational weight gain for obese women should be revised...
  15. pmc Weight status in the first 6 months of life and obesity at 3 years of age
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1177-83. 2009
    ..The goal was to examine the associations of weight-for-length at birth and at 6 months with obesity at 3 years of age...
  16. ncbi request reprint No difference in urinary iodine concentrations between Boston-area breastfed and formula-fed infants
    Joshua H Gordon
    1 Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Thyroid 24:1309-13. 2014
    ..Larger studies are needed to confirm these observations among infants nationwide and elucidate other factors that may contribute to infant iodine nutrition. ..
  17. pmc Nutritional practices and growth velocity in the first month of life in extremely premature infants
    Camilia R Martin
    Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 124:649-57. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Healthy infant growth: what are the trade-offs in the developed world?
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser 71:171-84. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Pasteurized human donor milk use among US level 3 neonatal intensive care units
    Margaret G K Parker
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hum Lact 29:381-9. 2013
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  20. pmc Prepregnancy body mass index and risk of preterm birth: association heterogeneity by preterm subgroups
    Margaret G Parker
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:153. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) is associated with early vs. late and medically-induced vs. spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) subtypes...