The GLOWING Study: Growing Life, Optimizing Wellness 2
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This study will help us learn more about how maternal health can influence child health.
Condition or disease
This study follows people who are healthy and less than 36 weeks pregnant to see how the mother's health can impact their child's growth and development. Up to 300 people including the mother and their future child will be a part of this study. The study will follow the child until they are two years of age.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
A prospective longitudinal cohort of 150 dyads (pregnant women and offspring)
Pre-pregnancy BMI 18.5-45
at least 18 years of age
conceived without assisted fertility treatments
Preexisting medical conditions (e.g. DM, GDM, CRF, HTN, pre-eclampsia or eclampsia, malignancies, seizure disorder, lupus, serious psychiatric disorders)
sexually transmitted diseases
medications during pregnancy known to influence fetal growth
smoking, alcohol drinking or drug use during pregnancy