Individual Study / AOB/F

All Our Families and All our babies

All Our Families and All our babies

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Initiatives -
Main aims: * To use information from analysis of the All our Families cohort data to inform policy, programs and practice to improve the health and well being of families and communities in Alberta. * To contribute to the understanding of the complex relationships between the prenatal period and human development, accounting for the influence of genes, lifestyle, social and physical environment and human services; and * To develop the capacity of researchers to use and interpret complex longitudinal data for an improved understanding of factors that influence the health of individuals and communities.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr.Prof. Suzanne Tough
    AI-HS Health Scholar


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Since recruitment(2008), our dedicated participants have completed two questionnaires during pregnancy and when their children were 4 months, 1, 2, 3 ,5 and 8 years of age.

Marker Paper

Tough SC, McDonald SW, Collisson BA, Graham SA, Kehler H, Kingston D, Benzies K. Cohort Profile: The All Our Babies pregnancy cohort (AOB). International Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 Feb 8. 1-13.

PUBMED 28180262


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Mothers were recruited before they were 25-weeks of gestation and were eligible if they were undergoing prenatal care for a singleton pregnancy in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Availability of data and biosamples


Availability of access information

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