Ottawa and Kingston Birth Cohort
To collect epidemiologic information and biological specimens prospectively to study exposures or risk factors and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes and serve as a repository of maternal and infant genetic and epidemiologic information by creating the largest maternal and fetal/infant biobank in Canada for use by future investigators.
- Start Year
- End Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Women were recruited at 12 to 20 weeks' gestation, during prenatal care visits at The Ottawa Hospital and Kingston General Hospital from October 2002 to April 2009. Data on maternal and infant demographics, maternal health, obstetrical history, and pregnancy outcomes were collected.
Walker MC, Finkelstein SA, Rennicks White R, et al. The Ottawa and Kingston (OaK) Birth Cohort: development and achievements. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2011;33(11):1124-1133. doi:10.1016/s1701-2163(16)35080-0
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- n = 7241 mothers, n = 2175 infants
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.