Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Predicts Adult Offspring Cardiovascular Risk Factors Evidence from a Community-Based Large Birth Cohort Study

  • 20 Sep 2012
  • Health Harms (TOPIC)
  • Western Pacific (REGION)

Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with offspring obesity. However, little is known about whether maternal smoking in pregnancy predicts other offspring cardiovascular risk factors including waist circumference (WC), waist-hip-ratio (WHR), pulse rate (PR), systolic (SBP), and diastolic blood pressure (DBP). Read the study.