Creating a free account will enable you to subscribe to our daily and weekly email newsletters, as well as customize your reading experience to show only the categories most relevant to you.
Signing up only take a few minutes, so why not give it a try and see what you've been missing out on.
The first author of the manuscript was Se Li, MD, ScD, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in epidemiology at BUSPH. Other authors included: Lynn Rosenberg, ScD, professor of epidemiology at BUSPH; Julie Palmer, ScD, professor of epidemiology at BUSPH; Ghasi Phillips, ScD, Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Linda J. Heffner, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine.
Funding for this study was provided by the Hood Foundation (Principal Investigator: Wise) and the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute under grant award # CA058420 (Principal Investigator: Rosenberg).
Boston University Medical Center
Article adapted by Medical News Today from original press release. Click 'references' tab above for source.
Visit our Pregnancy / Obstetrics category page for the latest news on this subject.
Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:
Boston University Medical Center. "Link Between Obesity, Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy And Heavier Babies In African-American Women." Medical News Today. MediLexicon, Intl., 14 Feb. 2013. Web.
12 Dec. 2013. <http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256262>
Boston University Medical Center. (2013, February 14). "Link Between Obesity, Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy And Heavier Babies In African-American Women." Medical News Today. Retrieved from
Please note: If no author information is provided, the source is cited instead.
If you write about specific medications, operations, or procedures please do not name healthcare professionals by name.
For any corrections of factual information, or to contact the our editorial team, please use our feedback form. Please send any medical news or health news press releases to:
Note: Any medical information published on this website is not intended as a substitute for informed medical advice and you should not take any action before consulting with a health care professional. For more information, please read our terms and conditions.
This page was printed from: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/256262.php
Visit www.medicalnewstoday.com for medical news and health news headlines posted throughout the day, every day.
© 2004-2013 All rights reserved. MNT (logo) is the registered trade mark of MediLexicon International Limited.