Duh-Leong C, Perrin EM, Heerman W, Schildcrout J, Wallace S, Mendelsohn A, Lee DC, Flower K, Sanders LM, Rothman RL, Delamater A, Gross RS, Wood C, Shonna Yin H. Prenatal Risks to Healthy Food Access and High Birthweight Outcomes. Academic pediatrics. 2023 Aug 31. PMID: 37659601 [PubMed]
Infants with high birthweight have increased risk for adverse outcomes at birth and across childhood. Prenatal risks to healthy food access may increase odds of high birthweight. We tested whether having a poor neighborhood food environment and/or food insecurity had associations with high birthweight.