This section considers studies regarding biomedical and therapeutic aspects of pregnancy.
Maternal overweight but not paternal overweight before pregnancy is associated with shorter newborn telomere length: evidence from Guangxi Zhuang birth cohort in China
Telomere length (TL) is variable at birth and is inversely associated with body mass index (BMI) in adulthood. A growing number of evidences suggested that a higher maternal pre-pregnancy BMI results in advers...
Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:283