Ontario Birth Study
To develop a platform for research on pregnancy complications, maternal and infant health, and to assemble a cohort for future studies on the developmental origins of health and disease. The main goals are: Examples of these goals are: 1. to identify informative biomarkers and define molecular mechanisms responsible for the major pregnancy complications such as growth restriction, preeclampsia and preterm birth 2. to determine how adversity during pregnancy and early life impact the establishment of developmental trajectories to later life health, learning and social functioning, and 3. through the promotion of interventions that seek to optimize individual developmental trajectories, to enhance developmental potential and prevent or mitigate the impact of early adversity. **email@example.com** ; **firstname.lastname@example.org**
- Start Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- The study continue to follow up children from the OBS mothers at ages 8 months, 24 months, 36 months and 4.5 years.
Anderson LN, Knight JA, Hung RJ, et al. The Ontario Birth Study: A prospective pregnancy cohort study integrating perinatal research into clinical care. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2018;32:290–301. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12473
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- INCLUSION CRITERIA: Pregnant women less than 17 weeks gestational age - at least 18 years of age - English speaking,delivering at an OBS Hospital - antenatal care at an OBS Hospital.
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : http://ontariobirthstudy.com/
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