Amsterdam Born Children and their Development study
The main objectives of the ABCD study are: 1. to investigate children’s health at birth as well as in later life, and ethnic disparities therein; 2. to investigate maternal lifestyle, medical, psychosocial and environmental conditions during pregnancy, and ethnic disparities therein; 3. to investigate the extent to which (ethnic dis-parities in) maternal conditions during pregnancy explain (ethnic disparities in) children’s health at birth as well as in later life; 4. to investigate early-life conditions, and ethnic disparities therein, and the extent to which these conditions explain children’s health in later life. **firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com**
- Start Year
- The ABCD study has been supported by grants from The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMW), The Netherlands Heart Foundation, Nutricia NL and Danone Research, Center for Specialized Nutrition.
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- 3-month after delivery questionnaire and until the children are 4 years old, specially trained nurses conduct an average of 14 standardized routine measurements to monitor their growth and feeding patterns. Further follow-up measurements will take place every 5 years until adulthood.
van Eijsden M, Vrijkotte TG, Gemke RJ, van der Wal MF. Cohort profile: the Amsterdam Born Children and their Development (ABCD) study. Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct;40(5):1176-86. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyq128. Epub 2010 Sep 2.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Pregnant women
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