E Oken

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial to promote healthful fish consumption during pregnancy: the Food for Thought Study
    Emily Oken
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nutr J 12:33. 2013
  2. pmc Which fish should I eat? Perspectives influencing fish consumption choices
    Emily Oken
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:790-8. 2012
  3. pmc Associations of maternal prenatal smoking with child adiposity and blood pressure
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:2021-8. 2005
  4. pmc Fish consumption, methylmercury and child neurodevelopment
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:178-83. 2008
  5. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and child overweight: systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:201-10. 2008
  6. pmc Associations of physical activity and inactivity before and during pregnancy with glucose tolerance
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1200-7. 2006
  7. pmc Television, walking, and diet: associations with postpartum weight retention
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:305-11. 2007
  8. pmc Gestational weight gain and child adiposity at age 3 years
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:322.e1-8. 2007
  9. pmc Trends in childhood anemia in a Massachusetts Health Maintenance Organization, 1987-2001
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Email
    MedGenMed 8:58. 2006
  10. pmc Maternal gestational weight gain and offspring weight in adolescence
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:999-1006. 2008

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Publications52

  1. pmc A pilot randomized controlled trial to promote healthful fish consumption during pregnancy: the Food for Thought Study
    Emily Oken
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nutr J 12:33. 2013
    ..However, concern exists that this advice will lead to excess intake of methylmercury, a developmental neurotoxicant...
  2. pmc Which fish should I eat? Perspectives influencing fish consumption choices
    Emily Oken
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:790-8. 2012
    ..Diverse perspectives have influenced fish consumption choices...
  3. pmc Associations of maternal prenatal smoking with child adiposity and blood pressure
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Res 13:2021-8. 2005
    ..To examine the extent to which maternal prenatal smoking is associated with adiposity, central adiposity, and blood pressure in 3-year-old children...
  4. pmc Fish consumption, methylmercury and child neurodevelopment
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:178-83. 2008
    ..To summarize recent evidence regarding associations of early life exposure to mercury from maternal fish consumption during pregnancy, thimerosal in vaccines and dental amalgam with child neurodevelopment...
  5. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and child overweight: systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:201-10. 2008
    ..Perform a systematic review of studies reporting on the association between maternal prenatal cigarette smoking and child overweight...
  6. pmc Associations of physical activity and inactivity before and during pregnancy with glucose tolerance
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1200-7. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Television, walking, and diet: associations with postpartum weight retention
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:305-11. 2007
    ..For many women, pregnancy begets long-term weight gain. Modifiable behaviors that contribute to postpartum weight retention have not been well studied...
  8. pmc Gestational weight gain and child adiposity at age 3 years
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:322.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the associations of gestational weight gain with child adiposity...
  9. pmc Trends in childhood anemia in a Massachusetts Health Maintenance Organization, 1987-2001
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Email
    MedGenMed 8:58. 2006
    ..An important indicator of nutritional status within a pediatric population is the anemia prevalence rate. Limited national data are available regarding trends in anemia prevalence among non-low-income children...
  10. pmc Maternal gestational weight gain and offspring weight in adolescence
    Emily Oken
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:999-1006. 2008
    ..To study associations of maternal gestational weight gain with offspring weight status in adolescence...
  11. pmc Neonatal thyroxine, maternal thyroid function, and child cognition
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:497-503. 2009
    ..Thyroid hormone is essential for normal brain development. Limited data are available regarding whether thyroid function in neonates influences later cognitive development...
  12. pmc A nearly continuous measure of birth weight for gestational age using a United States national reference
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
    BMC Pediatr 3:6. 2003
    ..The purpose of our analysis was to create more continuous reference measures of birth weight for gestational age for use in epidemiologic analyses...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal and child obesity: the causal link
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:361-77, ix-x. 2009
    ..Efforts to interrupt this cycle of obesity are important for public health and economical, as a successful intervention could benefit the child, the mother, her future pregnancies, and subsequent generations...
  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. ncbi request reprint Use of volunteer medical brigades to assess growth in Honduras
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 50:203-8. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that a visiting volunteer group can collect quality growth data that may assist in nutritional surveillance, identify predictors of poor growth, and provide information useful for local public health initiatives...
  16. pmc Associations of seafood and elongated n-3 fatty acid intake with fetal growth and length of gestation: results from a US pregnancy cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:774-83. 2004
    ..Results from this US cohort support the conclusion that seafood intake during pregnancy is associated with reduced fetal growth...
  17. pmc Developmental origins of childhood overweight: potential public health impact
    Matthew W Gillman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1651-6. 2008
    ..Interventions to modify several factors during pregnancy and infancy could have substantial impact on prevention of childhood overweight...
  18. pmc Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1171-81. 2008
    ..3, -0.9) for the WRAVMA. Fish consumption of < or =2 servings/week was not associated with a benefit. Dietary recommendations for pregnant women should incorporate the nutritional benefits as well as the risks of fish intake...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Juhee Kim
    Department of Society and Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1107-12. 2006
    ..To examine overweight trends over a 22-year period among preschool-aged children from primarily middle-income families enrolled in a health maintenance organization...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status predicts excessive gestational weight gain: findings from a US cohort study
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of misperceived pre-pregnancy body weight status with excessive gestational weight gain...
  22. pmc Associations of diet and physical activity during pregnancy with risk for excessive gestational weight gain
    Alison M Stuebe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:58.e1-8. 2009
    ..We sought to identify modifiable risk factors for excessive gestational weight gain (GWG)...
  23. pmc Diet during early pregnancy and development of gestational diabetes
    Jenny S Radesky
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:47-59. 2008
    ..Nutritional status entering pregnancy, as reflected by pre-pregnancy BMI, is probably more important than pregnancy diet in development of GDM...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low-normal gestational age as a predictor of asthma at 6 years of age
    Benjamin A Raby
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e327-32. 2004
    ..However, the role of these factors in the development of asthma in later life among children who do not develop perinatal respiratory disease remains unclear...
  25. pmc Association of postpartum depression with weight retention 1 year after childbirth
    Sharon J Herring
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1296-301. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which early postpartum depression is associated with weight retention 1 year after childbirth...
  26. doi request reprint Television viewing in infancy and child cognition at 3 years of age in a US cohort
    Marie Evans Schmidt
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Obesity Prevention Program, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
    Pediatrics 123:e370-5. 2009
    ..To examine the extent to which infant television viewing is associated with language and visual motor skills at 3 years of age...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary quality during pregnancy varies by maternal characteristics in Project Viva: a US cohort
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1004-11. 2009
    ..Maternal diet may influence outcomes of pregnancy and childhood, but data on correlates of food and nutrient intake during pregnancy are scarce...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Associations of maternal fish intake during pregnancy and breastfeeding duration with attainment of developmental milestones in early childhood: a study from the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:789-96. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the overall effect of maternal fish intake during pregnancy on child development or examined whether the developmental benefits of maternal fish intake are greater in infants breastfed for a shorter duration...
  30. pmc Preterm delivery in Boston before and after September 11th, 2001
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:323-7. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we compared gestational duration and risk of preterm delivery among women who were pregnant on September 11 with women who had delivered before that date...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fetal origins of obesity
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 11:496-506. 2003
    ..Prevention of obesity starting in childhood is critical and can have lifelong, perhaps multigenerational, impact...
  33. pmc Higher adiposity in infancy associated with recurrent wheeze in a prospective cohort of children
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1161-1166.e3. 2008
    ..Few prospective data link early childhood adiposity with asthma-related symptoms...
  34. pmc Maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone levels during pregnancy and offspring adiposity
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1647-53. 2006
    ..We examined associations of maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) levels in the late 2nd trimester of pregnancy, a marker of fetal glucocorticoid exposure, with child adiposity at age 3 years...
  35. pmc Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:305-11. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which infant sleep duration is associated with overweight at age 3 years...
  36. pmc Changes in dietary intake from the first to the second trimester of pregnancy
    Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:35-42. 2006
    ..However, investigators should assess caffeine, alcohol, and vitamin and supplement use in both the 1st and 2nd trimester, and consider doing so for foods and nutrients for which trimester-specific hypotheses are well substantiated...
  37. pmc How should gestational weight gain be assessed? A comparison of existing methods and a novel method, area under the weight gain curve
    Ken P Kleinman
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1275-82. 2007
    ..Methods commonly used to assess weight gain incorporate assumptions that are usually not borne out, such as a linear weight gain, or do not account for differential length of gestation...
  38. pmc Association of first-trimester thyroid function test values with thyroperoxidase antibody status, smoking, and multivitamin use
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:33-9. 2008
    ..To determine first-trimester thyroid function values and associations with thyroperoxidase antibody (TPO-Ab) status, smoking, emesis, and iodine-containing multivitamin use...
  39. pmc A qualitative study of fish consumption during pregnancy
    Arienne Bloomingdale
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1234-40. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc Association of birth weight with asthma-related outcomes at age 2 years
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:643-8. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc Association of maternal prenatal depressive symptoms with child cognition at age 3 years
    Alison C Tse
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:232-40. 2010
    ..5 (95% CI -3.0, 2.1)]. We found no evidence to suggest that maternal prenatal depression is independently associated with early child cognition...
  42. doi request reprint Excess gestational weight gain amplifies risks among obese mothers
    Emily Oken
    Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Epidemiology 20:82-3. 2009
    ..There is good reason to believe that constraining gestational weight gain within an optimal range will minimize adverse outcomes. Revised gestational weight gain guidelines are needed, especially for obese women...
  43. doi request reprint Associations of maternal prenatal dietary intake of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids with maternal and umbilical cord blood levels
    S M A Donahue
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 80:289-96. 2009
    ..34 for diet with cord blood, r=0.36 for maternal blood with cord blood), and less strong for n-6 PUFA. The FFQ is a reliable measure of elongated PUFA intake, although inter-individual variation is present...
  44. pmc Diet during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia or gestational hypertension
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:663-8. 2007
    ..We sought to examine associations of first-trimester intake of calcium, n-3 and n-6 fatty acids, trans fatty acids, magnesium, folate, and vitamins C, D, and E with preeclampsia (PE) and gestational hypertension (GH)...
  45. pmc Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1376-80. 2005
    ..Women should continue to eat fish during pregnancy but choose varieties with lower mercury contamination...
  46. ncbi request reprint Updates in pediatric nutrition
    E Oken
    Women s Health Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 13:280-8. 2001
    ..Finally, a greater appreciation for the epidemic of obesity that is sweeping the United States and other countries suggests that children at high risk may represent a far more diverse population than had been recognized previously...
  47. ncbi request reprint Insurance and quality of care for children with acute asthma
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:267-74. 2001
    ..We found uninsured children to have consistently poorer quality of care than insured patients...
  48. pmc Trends in birth weight and gestational length among singleton term births in the United States: 1990-2005
    Sara M A Donahue
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:357-64. 2010
    ..To estimate changes over time in birth weight for gestational age and in gestational length among term singleton neonates born from 1990 to 2005...
  49. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding, food choices, restrictive diets, and nutritional fads
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of GI Nutrition, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:344-9. 2002
    ..On the other hand, parents must be encouraged to take a well-balanced and reasonable approach to their children's food choices, lest we see increasing evidence of unnecessary nutritional deficiencies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Update on micronutrients: iron and zinc
    Emily Oken
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:350-3. 2002
    ..Although breakthroughs in micronutrient research have generally come from populations in developing countries, children in industrialized countries also benefit from increasing knowledge about nutritional requirements and interventions...
  51. pmc Decline in fish consumption among pregnant women after a national mercury advisory
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:346-51. 2003
    ..We endeavored to estimate the extent to which pregnant women changed fish consumption habits after dissemination of this national advisory...
  52. pmc Association of fewer hours of sleep at 6 months postpartum with substantial weight retention at 1 year postpartum
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Research Foundation, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:178-87. 2008
    ..Interventions to prevent postpartum obesity should consider strategies to attain optimal maternal sleep duration...

Research Grants5

  1. Maternal fatty acids, birth weight and child development
    Emily Oken; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Breastfeeding Promotion RCT and Child Metabolic Syndrome
    Emily Oken; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Effects of prenatal diet and mercury exposure on child behavior and development
    Emily Oken; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The right kind of message could improve children's developmental potential, but the wrong message could do the opposite. ..