Janet W Rich-Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc First trimester PAPP-A levels correlate with sFlt-1 levels longitudinally in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia
    Aditi R Saxena
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:85. 2013
  2. pmc Milk consumption and the prepubertal somatotropic axis
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nutr J 6:28. 2007
  3. 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
  4. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
  5. pmc Plasma C-reactive protein in early pregnancy and preterm delivery
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1108-13. 2005
  6. pmc Physical and sexual abuse in childhood as predictors of early-onset cardiovascular events in women
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Circulation 126:920-7. 2012
  7. 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
  8. pmc Prospective association between milk intake and adiposity in preschool-aged children
    Susanna Y Huh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:563-70. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding during infancy and the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 15:550-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004

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Publications70

  1. pmc First trimester PAPP-A levels correlate with sFlt-1 levels longitudinally in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia
    Aditi R Saxena
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:85. 2013
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that first trimester PAPP-A levels correlate with soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) levels, an angiogenic marker associated with preeclampsia, throughout pregnancy...
  2. pmc Milk consumption and the prepubertal somatotropic axis
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Nutr J 6:28. 2007
    ..We conducted pilot studies in Mongolia and Massachusetts to test the extent to which milk intake raised somatotropic hormone concentrations in prepubertal children...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
    ..Low intakes of dietary antioxidants may contribute to increases in asthma and allergy...
  5. pmc Plasma C-reactive protein in early pregnancy and preterm delivery
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1108-13. 2005
    ..64, 95% confidence interval: 0.94, 22.96) versus indicated delivery (odds ratio = 1.42, 95% confidence interval: 0.44, 4.61). These findings suggest that very high CRP levels in early pregnancy are associated with preterm delivery...
  6. pmc Physical and sexual abuse in childhood as predictors of early-onset cardiovascular events in women
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Circulation 126:920-7. 2012
    ..Although child abuse is widespread and has been associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, its association with CVD events is not established...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Prospective association between milk intake and adiposity in preschool-aged children
    Susanna Y Huh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:563-70. 2010
    ..To determine whether the quantity and type of milk (whole, reduced fat, or 1%/nonfat) consumed at age 2 years is associated with adiposity at age 3 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding during infancy and the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 15:550-6. 2004
    ..Only 2 studies have evaluated the relation between having been breastfed and the risk of adult cardiovascular events...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr 144:240-5. 2004
    ..To investigate perinatal predictors of newborn blood pressure...
  11. doi request reprint Crossing growth percentiles in infancy and risk of obesity in childhood
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:993-8. 2011
    ..To examine the associations of upward crossing of major percentiles in weight-for-length in the first 24 months of life with the prevalence of obesity at ages 5 and 10 years...
  12. pmc Vitamin D deficiency in reproductive age Mongolian women: a cross sectional study
    Davaasambuu Ganmaa
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, United States Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Electronic address
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 139:1-6. 2014
    ..Given the lack of naturally vitamin D-rich food in the diet and limited use of vitamin D supplements, food fortification and/or supplementation with vitamin D should be considered among these women. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body mass index, and ovulatory disorder infertility
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:184-90. 2002
    ..These data suggest that, among American women, more ovulatory infertility is attributable to overweight and a sedentary lifestyle than to underweight and overexertion...
  14. pmc Maternal calcium intake and offspring blood pressure
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Circulation 110:1990-5. 2004
    ..Few data exist on the intergenerational influence of calcium intake during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 125:686-95. 2010
    ..By the preschool years, racial/ethnic disparities in obesity prevalence are already present. The objective of this study was to examine racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity...
  16. pmc Intimate partner violence and incidence of hypertension in women
    Susan M Mason
    Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:562-7. 2012
    ..We estimated the association between intimate partner violence and the development of hypertension, an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, in the Nurses' Health Study II cohort...
  17. pmc Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e577-83. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether preponderance of breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life and breastfeeding duration are associated with less maternal restrictive behavior and less pressure to eat...
  18. pmc Intimate partner violence and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women
    Susan M Mason
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1159-65. 2013
    ..We sought to estimate the association between intimate partner violence, a prevalent psychosocial stressor, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in women...
  19. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic status in relation to preterm birth in a U.S. cohort of black women
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:197-211. 2013
    ..Low neighborhood SES was not materially associated with preterm birth in this study of U.S. Black women...
  20. 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
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  21. 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...
  22. pmc Body fatness during childhood and adolescence and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
    Heather J Baer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R314-25. 2005
    ..We examined prospectively the relation between body fatness during childhood and adolescence and the incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women...
  23. pmc Lifetime maternal experiences of abuse and risk of pre-natal depression in two demographically distinct populations in Boston
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:375-84. 2011
    ..To investigate lifetime history of interpersonal abuse and risk of pre-natal depression in socio-economically distinct populations in the same city...
  24. pmc Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D during pregnancy and small-for-gestational age in black and white infants
    Heather H Burris
    Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:581-6. 2012
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  25. pmc Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity: the role of early life risk factors
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:731-8. 2013
    ..Efforts to reduce obesity disparities should focus on preventing early life risk factors. ..
  26. doi request reprint Antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms are differentially associated with early childhood weight and adiposity
    Karen A Ertel
    Departments of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:179-89. 2010
    ..14 [0.11, 2.18]). In conclusion, whereas antenatal depression was associated with smaller size and central adiposity at age 3 years, postpartum depression was associated with higher overall adiposity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acid intakes and the risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:231-7. 2007
    ..Pharmacologic activation of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma) improves ovulatory function in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, and specific dietary fatty acids can affect PPAR-gamma activity...
  28. pmc Association of maternal short sleep duration with adiposity and cardiometabolic status at 3 years postpartum
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:171-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, short sleep duration in the first year postpartum is associated with higher adiposity at 3 years postpartum...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Iron intake and risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1145-52. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether iron supplement use or greater intake of total, heme and nonheme iron is associated with lower risk of ovulatory infertility...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Menstrual cycle characteristics and incidence of premenopausal breast cancer
    Kathryn L Terry
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1509-13. 2005
    ..Anovulation, which is more common with long or irregular cycles, has been hypothesized to reduce the incidence of breast cancer...
  34. pmc Vitamin D status and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    Heather H Burris
    Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Division of Newborn Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:399-403.e1. 2014
    ..Several studies have reported increased risk of preeclampsia when 25-hyrdoxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are low. The extent to which 25(OH)D may lower risk for hypertensive disorder during pregnancy remains unclear...
  35. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder across two generations: concordance and mechanisms in a population-based sample
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 72:505-11. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether mothers' posttraumatic stress symptoms were associated with PTSD in their young adult children and whether this association was mediated by higher trauma exposure in children of women with PTSD...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Periodontitis and plasma C-reactive protein during pregnancy
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Periodontol 77:821-5. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between periodontitis and CRP among women who provided dental radiographs and had blood collected during early pregnancy, excluding smokers and diabetic patients...
  38. pmc Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus
    Heather H Burris
    Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:182.e1-8. 2012
    ..We examined the association of second-trimester maternal plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) during pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  39. pmc Abuse in childhood and adolescence as a predictor of type 2 diabetes in adult women
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:529-36. 2010
    ..Although child abuse is associated with obesity, it is not known whether early abuse increases risk of type 2 diabetes...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms among women in a medical group practice
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:221-7. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether race/ethnicity, age, finances, and partnership status were associated with antenatal and postpartum depressive symptoms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Calibration of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire in early pregnancy
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:754-62. 2004
    ..We assessed the validity of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) among pregnant women...
  43. pmc Longitudinal study of birth weight and adult body mass index in predicting risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women
    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
    BMJ 330:1115. 2005
    ..To determine whether birth weight and adult body size interact to predict coronary heart disease in women, as has been observed for men. To determine whether birth weight and adult body size interact to predict risk of stroke...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of vitamin D supplementation and risk of acute respiratory infection in Mongolia
    Carlos A Camargo
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e561-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that vitamin D supplementation of children with vitamin D deficiency would lower the risk of ARIs...
  46. pmc Maternal short sleep duration is associated with increased levels of inflammatory markers at 3 years postpartum
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Metabolism 60:982-6. 2011
    ..08 to 0.52), these results did not reach statistical significance. Short sleep duration in the first year postpartum is associated with elevated levels of the proinflammatory marker, IL-6, at 3 years postpartum...
  47. doi request reprint Randomized trial of fortified milk and supplements to raise 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in schoolchildren in Mongolia
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Connors Center for Women s Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:578-84. 2011
    ..The optimal public health strategy for maintaining 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations in schoolchildren in Mongolia is unknown...
  48. pmc Maternal depression in the United States: nationally representative rates and risks
    Karen A Ertel
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1609-17. 2011
    ..To examine the public health burden of major depressive disorder (MDD) among mothers: its prevalence and sociodemographic patterns; associated functioning, comorbidities, and adversities; and racial/ethnic disparities...
  49. 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...
  50. 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)...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Measuring corticotropin-releasing hormone in pregnant women - comparing blood collection protocols for epidemiological studies
    Emily F Strong
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:67-71. 2006
    ..Correlation coefficients comparing delayed with gold standard processing exceeded 0.96. These results suggest that CRH may be measured in blood samples that were spun and frozen up to 22 h after blood collection...
  53. pmc Association of maternal exposure to childhood abuse with elevated risk for autism in offspring
    Andrea L Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:508-15. 2013
    ..Women exposed to childhood abuse experience more adverse perinatal circumstances than women unexposed, but whether maternal abuse is associated with autism in offspring is unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint Maternal intake of vitamin D during pregnancy and risk of recurrent wheeze in children at 3 y of age
    Carlos A Camargo
    Center for D receptor Activation Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:788-95. 2007
    ..Vitamin D deficiency and asthma are common at higher latitudes. Although vitamin D has important immunologic effects, its relation with asthma is unknown...
  55. pmc Cumulative stress and maternal prenatal corticotropin-releasing hormone in an urban U.S. cohort
    Alison C Tse
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:970-9. 2012
    ..To date, there have been conflicting reports of the association of psychosocial stressors with prenatal corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) levels...
  56. 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...
  57. pmc Abuse in childhood and risk of uterine leiomyoma: the role of emotional support in biologic resilience
    Renée Boynton-Jarrett
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Epidemiology 22:6-14. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Adult height, age at attained height, and incidence of breast cancer in premenopausal women
    Heather J Baer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2231-5. 2006
    ..65). These results confirm previous findings that taller adult height is associated with increased risk of premenopausal breast cancer but do not provide evidence that age at attained height is related to risk...
  59. pmc Gestational age, infant birth weight, and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes in mothers: Nurses' Health Study II
    Tamarra M James-Todd
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Women s Health, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E156. 2013
    ..We examined the associations between first-pregnancy preterm, postterm birth, low birth weight, and macrosomia with subsequent risk of T2DM...
  60. doi request reprint Maternal recall of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a systematic review
    Jennifer J Stuart
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:37-47. 2013
    ..A systematic review was conducted to comprehensively review and critically assess the available literature on maternal recall of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy...
  61. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of infertility due to ovulatory disorders, ovulation induction, and incidence of breast cancer
    Kathryn L Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2484-9. 2006
    ..Anovulation has been hypothesized to decrease the risk of breast cancer. Therefore, infertility attributed to ovulatory disorders and ovulation-induction therapy may influence breast cancer risk...
  62. 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...
  63. pmc Protein intake and ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:210.e1-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate whether intake of protein from animal and vegetable origin is associated with ovulatory infertility...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth in the Black Women's Health Study
    Ghasi S Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:8-15. 2010
    ..To examine the association between prepregnancy depressive symptoms and preterm birth...
  66. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress and neuroendocrine mechanisms in preterm delivery
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:S30-5. 2005
    ..Like other physiologic systems, the female reproductive axis may be vulnerable to the physiologic "wear and tear" of cumulative stress, which results in preterm delivery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial risks associated with multiple births resulting from assisted reproduction
    Marcia A Ellison
    Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:1422-8. 2005
    ..To determine if increased psychosocial risks are associated with each increase in birth multiplicity (i.e., singleton, twin, triplet) resulting from assisted reproduction...
  68. doi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:3-11. 2008
    ..We evaluated periodontitis in relation to preterm birth (<37 weeks' gestation) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA, birth weight below the 10th percentile of birth weight for gestational age) among a group of medically insured women...
  69. pmc Use of multivitamins, intake of B vitamins, and risk of ovulatory infertility
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:668-76. 2008
    ..To examine whether use of multivitamins and intake of specific nutrients in multivitamins is associated with ovulatory infertility...
  70. 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...