Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest. The Generation R Study is conducted by the Erasmus Medical Center in close collaboration with the School of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Municipal Health Service Rotterdam area, Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Homecare Foundation, Rotterdam and the Stichting Trombosedienst & Artsenlaboratorium Rijnmond (STAR-MDC), Rotterdam. We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of children and parents, general practitioners, hospitals, midwives and pharmacies in Rotterdam. The general design of Generation R Study is made possible by financial support from the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the Ministry of Youth and Families. The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013), project EarlyNutrition under grant agreement no 289346. Drs Durmuş was supported by an unrestricted grant from Danone Research. Dr Jaddoe received additional grants from the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw 90700303, 916.10159)
Risk factors and outcomes of maternal obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy†
Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 21, Issue 5, pages 1046–1055, May 2013
How to Cite
Gaillard, R., Durmuş, B., Hofman, A., Mackenbach, J. P., Steegers, E. A.P. and Jaddoe, V. W.V. (2013), Risk factors and outcomes of maternal obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Obesity, 21: 1046–1055. doi: 10.1002/oby.20088
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agencies had no role in the design and conduct of the study; nor in the collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; nor in the preparation, review, and approval of the manuscript.
- Issue online: 20 JUN 2013
- Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 24 OCT 2012 09:16AM EST
- Manuscript Received: 19 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 4 SEP 2012
- Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)
- Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
- Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, and the Ministry of Youth and Families
- Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development. Grant Numbers: 90700303, 916.10159
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