The impact of maternal prenatal smoking on the development of childhood overweight in school-aged children
Wang, L., Mamudu, H. M. and Wu, T.
Objectives - To examine associations between maternal smoking and overweight among school-aged children and also identify mothers and offspring characteristics that affect children's weight.
Conclusions - Confirmed relationships between maternal smoking and overweight among school-aged children have important implications for public health policy because this evidence can be used to enhance smoking cessation 1 year before birth to improve the health status of mothers and offspring.
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