Publications

2018

The association of problematic eating behaviours with food quality and body mass index at 7 years of age.

Eur J Clin Nutr, 2018 May 11. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0169-z. [Epub ahead of print]
2018

Effect of maternal country of birth on breastfeeding practices: results from Portuguese GXXI birth cohort.

Int Breastfeed J, 2018 Apr 10;13:15. doi: 10.1186/s13006-018-0157-x. eCollection 2018.
2018

Anthropometric Indices Based on Waist Circumference as Measures of Adiposity in Children.

Obesity (Silver Spring), 2018 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/oby.22170. [Epub ahead of print]
2018

Dietary patterns at 4 years old: Association with appetite-related eating behaviours in 7 year-old children.

Clin Nutr, 2018 Feb;37(1):189-194. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2016.11.023. Epub 2016 Dec 2.
2018
2017

Mode of Delivery and Asthma at School Age in 9 European Birth Cohorts.

Am J Epidemiol, 2017 Mar 15;185(6):465-473. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx021.
2017

Association of maternal characteristics and behaviours with 4-year-old children's dietary patterns.

Matern Child Nutr, 2017 Apr;13(2). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12278. Epub 2016 Apr 3.
2017

Weight following birth and childhood dietary intake: A prospective cohort study.

Nutrition, 2017 Jan;33:58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2016.08.008. Epub 2016 Sep 8.
2016

Oxidative stress and nitric oxide are increased in obese children and correlate with cardiometabolic risk and renal function.

Br J Nutr, 2016 Sep;116(5):805-15. doi: 10.1017/S0007114516002804. Epub 2016 Aug 2.
2016

Determinants of carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in prepubertal children.

Int J Cardiol , 2016 Sep 1;218:37-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.05.060. Epub 2016 May 14.
2016

Sodium intake and Helicobacter pylori infection in the early stages of life

Porto Biomedical Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2, May–June 2016, Pages 52–58
2016

Social and health behavioural determinants of maternal child-feeding patterns in preschool-aged children

Matern Child Nutr, 2016 Apr;12(2):314-25. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12132. Epub 2014 Apr 4.
2016

Normalization of glomerular filtration rate in obese children.

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print]
2016

Impact of Low Maternal Education on Early Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Europe.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12285. [Epub ahead of print]
2016

Urinary fibrogenic cytokines ET-1 and TGF-β1 are associated with urinary angiotensinogen levels in obese children

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Mar;31(3):455-64. doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3232-1. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
2016

Accelerated growth during childhood is associated with increased arterial stiffness in prepubertal children.

Int J Cardiol , 2016 Feb 1;204:83-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.149. Epub 2015 Nov 23.
2016

Fish Intake in Pregnancy and Child Growth: A Pooled Analysis of 15 European and US Birth Cohorts.

JAMA Pediatr, 2016 Apr; 170(4): 381–390. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4430
2016

Bidirectional association between parental child-feeding practices and body mass index at 4 and 7 y of age.

Am J Clin Nutr , 2016 Mar;103(3):861-7. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.120824. Epub 2016 Feb 3.
2016

Gender and obesity modify the impact of salt intake on blood pressure in children.

Pediatr Nephrol, 2016 Feb;31(2):279-88. doi: 10.1007/s00467-015-3210-7. Epub 2015 Sep 29.
2016

Association of myeloperoxidase levels with cardiometabolic factors and renal function in prepubertal children

Eur J Clin Invest, 2016 Jan;46(1):50-9. doi: 10.1111/eci.12564. Epub 2015 Dec 1.
2015

Mother's education and the risk of preterm and small for gestational age birth: a DRIVERS meta-analysis of 12 European cohorts

J Epidemiol Community Health, 2015 Sep;69(9):826-33. doi: 10.1136/jech-2014-205387. Epub 2015 Apr 24.
2015

A new approach to estimating weight change and its reference intervals during the first 96 hours of life.

Acta Paediatr, 2015 Oct;104(10):1028-34. doi: 10.1111/apa.12894. Epub 2015 Jan 30.
2015

Sex-Specific Mediating Role of Insulin Resistance and Inflammation in the Effect of Adiposity on Blood Pressure of Prepubertal Children

PLoS One, 2015 Jun 30;10(6):e0132097. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132097. eCollection 2015.
2015

Family structure and use of prenatal care.

Cad Saúde Pública, 2015 Jun;31(6):1298-304
2015

The influence of early feeding practices on healthy diet variety score among pre-school children in four European birth cohorts

Public Health Nutr , 2015 Jul;18(10):1774-84. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014002390. Epub 2014 Nov 20.
2015

Decreased renal function in overweight and obese prepubertal children

Pediatric Research, 2015 Oct;78(4):436-44. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.130. Epub 2015 Jul 7.
2015

Eating out of home and dietary adequacy in preschool children

Br J Nutr, 2015 Jul;114(2):297-305. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515001713. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
2015

Social Trajectory and Body Image Satisfaction in Childbearing Women

Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2015 Jun;19(6):1237-44. doi: 10.1007/s10995-014-1629-2.
2015

Umbilical cord blood adipokines and newborn weight change

Arch Gynecol Obstet, 2015 May;291(5):1037-40. doi: 10.1007/s00404-014-3534-8. Epub 2014 Nov 11.
2015

Maternal child-feeding practices and dietary inadequacy of 4-year-old children

Appetite, 2015 Sep;92:15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.067. Epub 2015 Apr 29.
2015

Healthy excessive weight in Portuguese women 4years after delivery of a liveborn.

Prev Med, 2015 Jun;75:49-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.03.009. Epub 2015 Mar 12.
2015

Effect of birth weight and weight change during the first 96 hours of life on childhood body composition - path analysis

Int J Obes, 2015 Apr;39(4):579-85. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.11. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
2015

Assessing the Effect on Outcomes of Public or Private Provision of Prenatal Care in Portugal.

Matern Child Health J, 2015 Jul;19(7):1574-83. doi: 10.1007/s10995-015-1667-4.
2015

Maternal complications in pregnancy and wheezing in early childhood: A pooled analysis of 14 birth cohorts.

Int J Epidemiol, 2015 Feb;44(1):199-208. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu260. Epub 2015 Jan 27.
2015

Birth weight and eating behaviors of young children

J Pediatr, 2015 Jan;166(1):59-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.09.031. Epub 2014 Oct 23.
2014

Combination and adaptation of two tools to assess parental feeding practices in pre-school children

Eat Behav, 2014 Aug;15(3):383-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.04.009. Epub 2014 May 10.
2014

Child day-care attendance and Helicobacter pylori infection in the Portuguese birth cohort Geração XXI

Eur J Cancer Prev, 2014 May;23(3):193-8. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0b013e328364742a.
2014

Determinants of Weight Changes During the First 96 Hours of Life in Full-Term Newborns

Birth, 2014 Jun;41(2):160-8. doi: 10.1111/birt.12087. Epub 2014 Mar 17.
2014

Fish intake during pregnancy, fetal growth, and gestational length in 19 European birth cohort studies

Am J Clin Nutr , 2014 Mar;99(3):506-16. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.067421. Epub 2013 Dec 11.
2014

Preterm birth, infant weight gain, and childhood asthma risk: A meta-analysis of 147,000 European children

J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2014 May;133(5):1317-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.12.1082. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
2014

Socioeconomic variations in female fertility impairment: a study in a cohort of Portuguese mothers

BMJ Open, 2014 Jan 2;4(1):e003985. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003985.
2013
2013

The influence of early feeding practices on fruit and vegetable intake among preschool children in 4 European birth cohorts

Am J Clin Nutr , 2013 Sep;98(3):804-12. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.057026. Epub 2013 Jul 17.
2013

Cardiovascular risk profile of mothers of a Portuguese birth cohort: a survey 4 years after delivery

Prev Med, 2013 Nov;57(5):494-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.06.029. Epub 2013 Jul 9.
2013

Pregnancy and birth cohort resources in europe: a large opportunity for aetiological child health research

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2013 Jul;27(4):393-414. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12060.
2013
2013

Risk of caesarean section after induced labour: do hospitals make a difference?

BMC Research Notes, 2013 May 28;6:214. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-214.
2013

Impact of risk factors on hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, in primiparae and multiparae.

Ann Hum Biol , 2013 Sep-Oct;40(5):377-84. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2013.793390. Epub 2013 May 17.
2013

The Brazilian Preference: Cesarean Delivery among Immigrants in Portugal

PLoS One, 2013;8(3):e60168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060168. Epub 2013 Mar 26.
2013

Long-Term Maintenance of Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy: An Analysis of the Birth Cohort Generation XXI.

Nicotine Tob Res, 2013 Sep;15(9):1598-607. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntt026. Epub 2013 Mar 18.
2012

European birth cohorts for environmental health research.

Environ Health Perspect, 2012 Jan;120(1):29-37. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1103823. Epub 2011 Aug 29.
2011

Prospective Validation of a Novel Strategy for Assessing Risk of Significant Hyperbilirubinemia.

Pediatrics, 2011 Jan;127(1):e126-31. doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2771. Epub 2010 Dec 13.
2010

Geracao XXI: the first Portuguese birth cohort

Advances in Perinatal Medicine, 2010, 705-710
2010

Validity and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use among Portuguese pregnant women

Matern Child Nutr, 2010 Apr;6(2):105-19. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2009.00199.x.
2009

Dietary intake and nutritional adequacy prior to conception and during pregnancy: a follow-up study in the north of Portugal

Public Health Nutr , 2009 Jul;12(7):922-31. doi: 10.1017/S1368980008003595. Epub 2008 Aug 27.
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CONSUMO ALIMENTAR E NUTRICIONAL DE CRIANÇAS EM IDADE PRÉ-ESCOLAR: Resultados da coorte Geração 21.