CitationKuzawa, Christopher W.; Tallman, Paula Skye; Adair, Linda S.; Lee, Nanette R.; & McDade, Thomas W. (2012). Inflammatory Profiles in the Non-Pregnant State Predict Offspring Birth Weight at Cebu: Evidence for Inter-Generational Effects of Low Grade Inflammation. Annals of Human Biology, 39(4), 267-274. PMCID: PMC3532904
AbstractBackground: Although maternal infection and inflammation during pregnancy can adversely affect offspring birth weight (BW), whether low grade inflammation in the non-pregnant state predicts BW is unknown. Aim: To evaluate relationships between offspring BW and pro- and anti-inflammatory factors measured in parous but non-pregnant women. Subjects and methods: Data come from 234 parous Filipino females (21.5 ± 0.3 years) in the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey, a population-based birth cohort in Metropolitan Cebu, Philippines. Pro-inflammatory [Interleukin-6 (IL-6), Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleAnnals of Human Biology
Author(s)Kuzawa, Christopher W.
Tallman, Paula Skye
Adair, Linda S.
Lee, Nanette R.
McDade, Thomas W.