Loading...
Loading...

Go to the content (press return)

Prenatal exposure to maternal bereavement and childbirths in the offspring: a population-based cohort study

Author
Plana, O.; Olsen, J.; Andersen, P.; Gómez Melis, Guadalupe; Cnattingius, S.; Li, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
PloS one
Date of publication
2014-07-28
Volume
9
Number
7
First page
e103353-1
Last page
e103353-8
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103353 Open in new window
Abstract
Introduction: The decline in birth rates is a concern in public health. Fertility is partly determined before birth by the intrauterine environment and prenatal exposure to maternal stress could, through hormonal disturbance, play a role. There has been such evidence from animal studies but not from humans. We aimed to examine the association between prenatal stress due to maternal bereavement following the death of a relative and childbirths in the offspring. Materials and Methods: This populat...
Keywords
EMTREE drug terms: 4,4' isopropylidenediphenol, alpha lactalbumin, genomic DNA, histone H3, messenger RNA, transcriptome
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Plana Ripoll, Oleguer  (author)
  • Olsen, Jorn H.  (author)
  • Andersen, Per Kragh  (author)
  • Gomez Melis, Guadalupe  (author)
  • Cnattingius, Sven  (author)
  • Li, Jiong  (author)