Table 2

Timing of questionnaires, physical measurements and laboratory tests
Maternity care Weeks' gestation
8-12 26-28 37 After childbirth
Mother's age Mother´s average Mother´s average sleep h/d Gestation week of childbirth
Mother's education sleep h/d Mother's average physical activity Birthweight
Father’s Mother's average h/d Birth length
education physical activity h/d Blood pressure Birth head circumference
Mother's weight and height before pregnancy Blood pressure Mother's weight
Mothers chronic illness Oral glucose
Fathers weight and height tolerance test
History of GDM
History of newborn > 4500 g
Smoking during pregnancy
Previous deliveries
Immediate family history of DM 2, CAD, hypertension, obesity and hypercholesterolemia
Mother´s average sleep h/d
Mother's average physical activity h/d
Blood pressure
Child health care 1 year of age 2, 4 and 6 years of age * 3 and 5 years of age
Chronic illness Chronic illness Chronic illness
4 and 6 months weight and length Consumption of Consumption of beverage, fruits, vegetables, berries, sweets,
Weight beverage, fruits, pastry, bread, yoghurt, eating at takeaway restaurant
Length vegetables, berries, Regularity of meals
sweets, pastry, bread, Sleep time h/d
yoghurt, eating at Daily physical activity/outdoor activities
takeaway restaurant Daily screentime
Regularity of meals Weight
Sleep time h/d Height
Daily physical Waist circumference
activity/outdoor Blood pressure
Daily screentime
Waist circumference
Blood pressure

* At these timepoints the parents are offered to have their weight, waist circumference, blood pressure, fP-glucose, fP-cholesterol, fP-HDL-cholesterol and fP-triglycerides measured by health care centre; fP = fasting plasma; GDM = gestational diabetes mellitus; DM = diabetes mellitus; CAD = coronary artery disease; P-ALAT = plasma alaninaminotransferase.

Mustila et al.

Mustila et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:93   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-93

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