Table 1

Outcome measures for the study

Time point


Preg

Birth

3 w

7 w

4 m

6 m

12 m

18 m

24 m


Cord blood

x


Anthropometry - childa

x

x

x

x


Anthropometry - parentb

x

x

x

x


Sleep (child)

Questionnaire/diary

x

x

x

x

x

x

Accelerometry

x

x

x


Sleep (parents)

x

x

x

x

x


Breast feeding and introduction of solids

Brief monthly phone call from 7 to 23 weeks


Diet in child

x

x


Feeding behaviours

x


Physical activity (child)

Questionnaire

x

x

x

x

x

Accelerometry

x

x

x

x

x

Sedentary behaviour

x

x

x

Physical activity (parent)

x

x

x


Maternal depression

x

x

x

x


Paternal depression

x

x

x


Infant Temperament

x

x


Parenting

skills & efficacy

x

x

x

x

x

support

x

x


Family quality of life

x

x


See text for specific methods

aWeight, length, and head and waist circumferences at each time point

bWeight, height and waist circumference of mother and father at 6 and 24 months, weight and waist circumference in mother at 12 months, and weight in mother at 18 months

Taylor et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:942   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-942

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