10. Fetal and Maternal Nutrition

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch10

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2005) Fetal and Maternal Nutrition, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • maternal nutrition;
  • low birthweight;
  • adult cardiovascular disease;
  • adult obesity;
  • maternal diabetes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Low birthweight and Adult Cardiovascular Disease

  • Size At Birth and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

  • Post-Natal Growth and Adult Obesity

  • Variation with Sex

  • Variation with Ethnicity

  • The ‘Fetal Origins of Adult Disease (FOAD)’ Hypothesis

  • Clinical Importance of the Effects of Poor Fetal Growth

  • The Role of Nutrition

  • Maternal Diabetes and Fetal Macrosomia

  • Windmill Computer Modelling

  • Key Points

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • Key References