hrp0097p1-115 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

How are gestational age and size at birth related to pubertal timing and adult height? - Results from the GrowUp Gothenburg studies

Kalay Nazli , Skogastierna Carin , Swolin-Eide Diana , Holmgren Anton

Background and aim: How gestational age and size at birth are related to the timing of puberty and the adult height of an individual is not well known. Children born small, either preterm or small for gestational age (SGA), are known to be shorter than their peers during childhood. Both adult height and pubertal timing depends on both genetical and environmental factors, have changed over time with broad individual variations. Previous studies have shown confl...