hrp0082fc10.5 | Programming & Early Endocrinology | ESPE2014

Contrasting Associations of Maternal Smoking and Alcohol Intake in Late Pregnancy and Offspring Body Composition in Childhood

Moon Rebecca , D'Angelo Stefania , Davies Justin , Dennison Elaine , Robinson Sian , Inskip Hazel , Godfrey Keith , Harvey Nicholas , Cooper Cyrus

Background: There is increasing recognition that the in utero environment might influence obesity risk.Objective and Hypotheses: We explored the hypothesis that smoking and alcohol consumption in pregnancy are associated with offspring body composition using the Southampton WomenÂ’s Survey mother-offspring birth cohort study.Method: At 34 weeksÂ’ gestation, maternal smoking and any alcohol intake in the preceding 1...